Mechanical Engineer | Makertorium Ltd
I'm the Maker-in Chief at the Guild of Makers (www.guildofmakers.org). I am also a judge on BBC Robot Wars. I make bespoke items that solve problems. I am a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the British Interplanetary Society and have a PhD in bubbles (fluid dynamics).
The General Purpose Input/Output (GPIO) ports on development and microprocessor boards generally
Switch the power off without unplugging the battery.
2 weeks 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.
2 weeks 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.
“I am shy and retiring 95% of the time - and a flouncing peacock the other 5%”. Check out Dr Lucy Rogers' surprise LED suit!
1 year ago
Fed up of waiting in the rain for your bus? Get distracted by emails and social media when you check the bus times app on your phone? #WhereIsMyBus is designed for you!
3 years ago
An Arduino panda tracking collar and a Banana Piano was just two of the amazing projects I, Lucy Rogers, saw at the SWJTU Makerspace in the city of Chengdu in the Sichuan province of Southwest China. The SWJTU Makerspace is open to everyone - not just students. I met professors, teachers, students, children and also professionals from industry, including someone from Intel.
Some of the amazing projects I saw at the UESTC Makerspace in the city of Chengdu in Sichuan province in Southwest China. I also invited to the Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU) Makerspace in the same city.
Imagine if we could harness wasted energy and produce electricity– if we could charge our phones while we walk or use the motion of the seas to generate power.