I’ve recently discovered sand-casting, which is a very cheap and very awesome way of casting metal parts at home. You can make your own car parts, robot parts, science projects or artistic sculptures – anything!
My friends and I spent a few months developing a low cost USB peripheral which allows people with cerebral palsy to use computers. Ill detail our solution, explain our design process and demonstrate how low the bar (financial & technical) really is for getting started with hardware hacking.
About David Albrecht
David Albrecht is an engineer living in Seattle. David’s company, Prefiat, develops cloud-powered hardware.
There’s no real good way to break the news, as Katie and I have learned – we just found out Katie has breast cancer. We’ve been telling the world since well before everyone could see from Katie’s baldness what was going on. And we learned a lot about how to tell people that you or someone important in your life has cancer.
Editor’s Note: All of us at Ignite Seattle extend our thoughts and well wishes to Todd and his family as they work through this difficult time.
About Todd Sawicki
Todd Sawicki is a veteran of numerous tech startups, but lately, you can find him around Cheezburger HQ as Chief Revenue Officer. When he’s not saying “OH HAI” to advertisers, you can find him on Twitter or on his blog.
Accomplished contrarians, Ignite alums, and fiancées, Jason and Mónica will share the secrets of how to have an argument that doesn’t involve legal fees. Their talk also marks an Ignite first, a tag team talk.