Minecraft for Research and Education

Minecraft for Research and Education

It started as an after-school programming side project for kids at the Urbana Free Library and eventually turned into 6 years of summer camps and a series of NSF grants based on informal learning and science simulation!
Makerspace Education Demos

Makerspace Education Demos

I’ve recently been learning that not everyone knows what I mean when I say “makerspace education” – so I’ve created...
Layered Paper Art

Layered Paper Art

My sister interned with Kay Wahlgren back in the 1990's to learn how to do paper cutting artwork. I learned how to do it from her and figured out how to digitize the process to expedite it considerably with an electronic cutter or laser. Here are some examples of our collaborative work.
JCPL Demos

JCPL Demos

COVID delayed in-person programming so I’ve been doing a lot of creation at home – some of it to promote...
Fab Lab Impact Infographic

Fab Lab Impact Infographic

An infographic demonstrating some impact numbers for the Fab Lab from 2017-2019. Created with the online tools at visme.co.
Professional Development Workshops

Professional Development Workshops

PD for technology educators and information professionals, including librarians, teachers and community engagement specialists. Includes substantial work internationally.
Hack Projects

Hack Projects

Fabrication (and disassembly or repurposing) projects from over the years. Always involves creating or messing with a physical thing.
Recording

Recording

I've been conducting amateur recording and remixing with singers and bands since 2003 by using arrays of condenser mics, DAWs with ASIO, sound synth libraries on MIDI keyboards and more. Here is a selection.
Miniature Painting

Miniature Painting

Recently I've gotten into painting miniatures, including custom-made resin 3D-printed models by independent artists.
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