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High voltage music: Behind the scenes with ArcAttack

High voltage music: Behind the scenes with ArcAttack

A look at the technology behind ArcAttack's Tesla coil music show.

ArcAttack creates a maniacal combination of music and mad science that uses half-million-volt Tesla coils to play songs. We caught up with Steve Ward, a recent addition to the ArcAttack crew, at MakerFaire NY and asked him about the technology behind the show.

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To get things done, be “reasonably unreasonable”

To get things done, be “reasonably unreasonable”

John Graham-Cumming on how he got the UK government to apologize for its past treatment of Alan Turing.

In 2009, John Graham-Cumming, VP of engineering at Causata, Inc., started a campaign to get the UK to apologize for its treatment of Alan Turing in the 1950s. Here he talks about how he made the campaign a success.

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Music and lyrics and code

Music and lyrics and code

Geek Choir founder Michael Brewer on how coding and music connect.

Coding is an art, says Michael Brewer, application programmer specialist at the University of Georgia. In this interview, Brewer discusses the philosophy behind Geek Choir and how it relates to coding and open source.

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