Mechanical Engineer | Makertorium Ltd
I'm the Maker-in Chief at the Guild of Makers (www.guildofmakers.org). I make bespoke items that solve problems. I am a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and have a PhD in bubbles (fluid dynamics). I was a judge on BBC Robot Wars and the "Inventor in Residence" on the "Josh Widdicombe will make your life better" radio show.
3 weeks ago
What Lucy thought of MakerFaire UK 2018...
1 month ago
I know the children are our future and all that, but sometimes I think they get all the fun. So I am really excited to be going to the UK MakerFaire in Newcastle 28-29 April 2018.
2 months ago
BBC have dropped Robot Wars. What's next?
Control system for DC incandescent light bulbs using Raspberry Pi and potentiometers.
Steampunk style sign, using a mirror, a laser cut logo, some 24V DC bulbs and some wires ...
Meeting people virtually is great. For me, meeting them in real life is even better.
The General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) ports on development and microprocessor boards generally
Switch the power off without unplugging the battery.
3 months ago
Home alone? No-one to go out for a drink with, but you fancy a glass? WineTime is for you! A wine bottle that lights up when it receives a text message. So you and your friends can have a drink together when you're apart.
3 months ago
My first experiences of AI - and thoughts on how it will get better.
I recently made my friend Matthew a suit with hidden LEDs in it. So that his partner, Hannah, wouldn’t be out-blinged, I made her a disco necklace.