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Wind Tunnel Computer

Published on January 3, 2013 By Mike Schropp

Often when I’m working a project, I’ll work through a series of ideas before settling on something that fits the bill. I try to write down these ideas and keep them around on the off chance that I could utilize them for a future project. Not long ago, I was working on a different computer […]

Bio Computer

Published on May 10, 2012 By Mike Schropp

With every passing project I feel like my basement is being converted from a living only area, to a work and project area. Computers being built, gadgets being taken apart, Lego projects all around. I’m not complaining by any means, but I do feel as my basement becomes populated with more and more tech based […]

Computer Parts Robot

Published on March 26, 2011 By Mike Schropp

It’s alive! Well, it’s technically not really alive. Nor is it a robot in the sense that it performs some function or task. He pretty much just hangs out, making awesome robot faces.   The idea to build a robot out of old, obsolete computer parts came at random. While throwing out some trash I […]

Vintage 486 PC Teardown and Comparo vs. Modern PC

Published on January 31, 2011 By Mike Schropp

I was recently gifted a truly rare gem. A near perfect condition Compaq Presario 4/33 desktop computer from the early 90s. The word gifted might not be appropriate, as the computer was on its way to the garbage, and I quickly offered to take it and make good use of it. As I stared at […]