Emulator in a GamePak™

Way back in October or something, a coworker of mine asked if I had a glue gun he could borrow. He was in town from the UK for a couple of months, and was interested in building a PiCart - a video game emulator packaged in an NES game cart. Rather than give him a glue gun, I suggested we do a group build and invite anyone in the office to make one. A [...]

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Attached to a steel cable 30 feet above the ground.

A week ago was Hykel's birthday. After seeing a billboard on the highway (yes, sadly they actually work), she expressed some interest in taking on what is termed as an "Aerial [...]

The Aaron Eiche Podcast, Episode 8

Sometime before my computer had a complete and total meltdown, I made episode 8 of The Aaron Eiche Podcast. My backup routine fortunately saved it for me, and I thought I'd [...]

Me at the Portland MakerFaire

This past Saturday (Sept 15) I got to participate in Portland's first annual MakerFaire. I've written about MakerFaires before, but this is the first one where I was showing [...]

My Mac is not giving up yet.

About a week ago, I had a horrible thing happen. My Mac gave up the ghost. Well, sort of anyway. It didn't really die, but it seemed like it had. I was buzzing along happily [...]

2 Weekends, 2 MakerFaires, 2x the Fun!

"Maker" is a moniker I've espoused for the last several years. While you could probably define it as a lot of things, to me it attaches art to science and engineering. With [...]

The Aaron Eiche Podcast, Episode 7

It's time for yet another episode of the Aaron Eiche Podcast. I've got a very special guest, my brother: Korey. The topic this time around is something near and dear to my [...]

The Aaron Eiche Podcast, Episode 6!

It's time for another episode of the podcast! Just when you thought (again) that I wasn't going to make anymore. You were wrong. In this episode, I talk about animatronics [...]

A little shipping experiment

Have you ever wondered about the practicality of shipping costs? Private vs Federal? I have, and last week I took some time and money to figure out what that difference might [...]

Aaron Eiche Podcast, Episode 4

I know, right? Another podcast. This is the second week in a row. That's amazing (for me. I understand some people do this every week) [...]

Aaron Eiche Podcast, Episode 3

It only took me 10 months, but I made another podcast. Actually I did #2, but never released it. Apologies for poor sound quality/recording/levels. I'm still figuring this [...]