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I make things on the web, mobile and in the actual world.

I've done lots of bits and bobs over the years, and right now I'm mostly working on this.

I enjoy speaking about things I like, most recently this. You can email me if you'd like, and I'm on twitter.

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The Mars Rover.

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I think the story behind how I got this is pretty cool.. I posted a pic of
my poor broken TH-55 here

And promptly having cathartically dealt with my loss through moblog moved
on. Ages later I got an Email from this bloke, Sett, from Cal-Tech Uni.
He also had a broken TH-55, and being a techie sort asked if there was a way
we could trade, that way he could salvage mine for spare parts. I was like,
sure, what do you have?

His girl worked on the Mars Rover Mission, and this is the model of same.
For some reason this makes me feel so good about the way things work now the
net's around, that someone so randomply could make me so happy.

Rich says:

Total bitchin' rad, that is.

10th Feb 2005, 09:21

Joe says:

that my fucking king!....nice one!

10th Feb 2005, 09:22

kostika says:

Oooo...Shiny!....Very nice.

10th Feb 2005, 09:23

/Alfie says:

Isnt it awesome? I wish I could get the detail on this, pure lazer etching wafer thin intricacy on the inside.

10th Feb 2005, 09:44

kostika says:

You need a light to put under it . Now that would look kool.

10th Feb 2005, 09:45

boff says:

Like this:

Ikea Light

10th Feb 2005, 17:26

/Alfie says:

wicked, if only I had an Ikea within like 100 miles of me.

10th Feb 2005, 17:28

neel says:

The book/Scottish gift shop that I worked in has laser-etched blocks with Edinburgh Castle in them, and some LED base-units to stand them on.

But the Mars Rover - that's impressive!

10th Feb 2005, 18:26

Darkedge says:

there's and IKEA in croydon and one in wembley - close enough?
Very nice though

10th Feb 2005, 19:32

/Alfie says:

naaah, Im sure Ill find something similiar that delivers via the interweb. Ey op Ali!!!

10th Feb 2005, 19:35

kostika says:

Can't you buy things from Ikea online?

11th Feb 2005, 09:27

/Alfie says:

thas it =)
And Im doing it today.

edit - it doesnt look you can order online =(

11th Feb 2005, 09:39

kostika says:

YAY!!! I wanna see pics with the light.

11th Feb 2005, 09:42

540air says:

That looks mighty impressive Alfie!! :)

11th Feb 2005, 09:58