Progress Update Useless Box (for week 14)

After getting all the coding and electronics done, the next step was to get the box created. This week, exactly that was done. In order to do this a number of…

Useless Box Final Project Report Part 2

Blog: Final Project Report Continued: Why and What next? Reflection on the semester. Compare your original project intent to what you ended up with. How did the public react? What…

Joe Yoshimura’s Constraints

Going into the final project of the semester I am looking forward to seeing what I am able to accomplish. However, while trying to do so, there will be a…

Inspirations for Joe’s Project

For my final project I wanted to do something fun and interactive. In one of my previous posts I had mentioned that I greatly enjoy playing sports. One “sport” in…

Joe Yoshimura – Aspirations

Although many others in this class will be graduating this semester with either their bachelors and or their masters degree, I will actually still have another year to go. However,…

The Skills of Joseph Yoshimura

As a mechanical engineer, I have many of the same skills as others in this class. These are some of skills that I have gained in the mechanical engineering department: Machining/Testing…

Using Books for Storage (Upcyle Progress)

For my up-cycle project, I plan on using old books as a form of decorative storage. When I was younger I used to have something called a book-safe that had…

Aesthetics of Michael Bay Films

Although I am not a film expert or critic of any sort, one Aesthetic that I found particularly interesting was the general feel and aesthetic of Michael Bay films. His…