Projects (7)

Things I've built or helped build.

Downtube Gravel Bike Shield

I built a custom purple direct-mount downtube gravel shield to protect my Cannondale Topstone downtube from errant gravel bits. The shield takes advantage of the Cannondale's downtube direct-mount bosses; it measures about 2.5" x 9" and provides good protection for my bottom bracket and lower…

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Ambrose Bierce's Devil's Dictionary

DICTIONARY, n. A malevolent literary device for cramping the growth of a language and making it hard and inelastic. This dictionary, however, is a most useful work. American author Ambrose Bierce wrote The Devil's Dictionary over three decades as a series of installments for magazines…

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Work Out From the Comfort of Your Command Line

I’ve been trying the scientific 7-minute workout for a few weeks now, and I like its speed and simplicity. There are lots of apps and websites to help you time the series of exercises in the workout, but I thought it would be fun to write…

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Recreating Leonardo da Vinci's Mechanical Drum

Theater group DC Revels wanted a working replica of one of Leonardo da Vinci's famous machines for their annual winter show, but they only had notebook sketches from the 15th century. I worked with them to build a working, stage-ready replica that stayed true to…

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