Richard Zacur

21 posts

Maker Faire and Beyond

People discuss my art and pretend to understand, it as if it were necessary to understand, when it's simply necessary to love. - Claude Monet Hello dear reader. As someone who's never been to a Maker Faire before, this past weekend was quite the experience! Last Friday (10/14,) Maker ...

Code Complete - On to Maker Faire

Hello again, dear reader. Over the past few days, our code underwent its final tweaks which, like the title says, means the software side of MoNet is complete. You can visit the color sampling page to get a feel for how it works at the usual place. Come Saturday you'll ...

9 sleeps left - a quick check in

Hello again, dear reader. Well here we are - less than 10 days from Maker Faire Pittsburgh and MoNet's official launch! Since there are still last minute details to take care of, this week's post is going to be a short one. So what's happening? Over the weekend and the ...

Building an Artist pt. 3 - The Brush

Hello dear reader. As the ominous countdown clock portends, we're a little over two weeks away from Maker Faire. To date we've completed MoNet's rail lines/easel, its back end (to take submitted pictures and extract color samples,) so the last major piece to finish is its paint pumping system. ...

First Pictures and Last(?) Issues

Greetings dear reader! With less than a month to Maker Faire, we're in the closing days of Project MoNet's development. Not to worry though, there's still plenty to discuss! Baby Pictures In case you missed it, we shared MoNet's proof of concept pictures on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Here's ...