On Saturday evening we received a high CPU usage alert on DIY’s Minecraft server which our community uses as a playground for some of their creations. Our amazing engineering apprentice, Zach Bruggeman, noticed that the CPU was spiking in a pattern and ran around our server until he found this amazing (but incredibly CPU intensive) piece of redstone mad science… a clock. Wow.

1 year ago 13 notes

Hardware Hacker Challenge: Illustrate and Label 5 Electronic Symbols

All electronic parts have an existing symbol that represents them. There are hundreds and hundreds, but the more common ones are motor, switch, resistor, capacitor and ground. Pick out five symbols and draw and label them.

1 year ago 26 notes