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==Sean T. McBeth==
 
==Sean T. McBeth==
 
[[Image:sean.jpg|thumb|right|dude]]
 
[[Image:sean.jpg|thumb|right|dude]]
''Aut viam invenium aut facium''
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''Aut viam invenium aut facium'' "I will find a way or make one" (often attributed to Hannibal)
Software developer by day, mad scientist by night.
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Software developer by day, mad scientist by night. I use the space to build analog music circuits; I've gotten pretty handy with the simple 555 astable tone generator.
==Projects==
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I'm on hand to answer any programming, database, or web related questions.
Some stuff I'm working on
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==Current Projects==
*[[Open House Projects]] - I'm actively involved in organizing projects for our Open House meetings. I ran the Bristle Bot build as one of the first mini projects for Open House.
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Some stuff I'm working on:
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*A top secret project involving analog music circuits
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*Redesigning the website
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*[[The Smoking Man]] - An art installation with an anti-smoking message.
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*[[Neighborhood Cleanup]] - There are a lot of weeds and garbage on our block, which make it very uninviting. We've already done quite a bit of work, but there is more that can still be done.
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*[[Board]] - I'm actively involved with the management of Hive76.
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==Completed Projects==
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Some stuff I did:
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*[[Linguistics Kiosk]] - Brendan and I were commissioned to build a kiosk for the [http://www.temple.edu/tyler/ Tyler School of Art] that tests attendees of a talk on linguistics on their retention of the information in the talk.
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*[[Laser Harp]] - I built an electronic music instrument for a local artist.
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*[[Open House Projects]] - I ran the Bristle Bot build as one of the first mini projects for Open House. I showed people how to make ferrofluid and we played around with the gook for a while.
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*[[Making Paint]] - out of raw materials.
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*[[Neighborhood Cleanup]] - we did one cleanup project so far, sweeping the street and weeding out a large garden box in front of the building. Though "weeding" was more like deforestation, it had gotten so overgrown.
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*[[Tresling]] - a combination of competitive, head-to-head Tetris and arm wrestling. The game came out really well, with music provided by Brendan Schrader.
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*I was the Events Coordinator for the Winter 2010/Spring 2011 session.
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*[[PAFA Installation]] - This went off rather well, generating a lot of new interest in the space.
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*[http://thebeverageelevator.com/ The Kaufman Beverage Elevator] - an inside joke that officially went too far when Google searches for "Beverage Elevator" returned this site as the #1 result
 
*[[Atari Punk Console]] - I built a sweet Atari Punk Console that now lives in our trophy case.
 
*[[Atari Punk Console]] - I built a sweet Atari Punk Console that now lives in our trophy case.
*[[Mixed drinks]] - I'm organizing and will be doing some presentation for a workshop on mixed drinks and molecular gastronomy.
 
*[[PAFA Installation]] - I'm doing a lot of organizing right now, and will pretty soon start building aesthetic pieces around the main attraction.
 
*[[Management]] - as the Events Coordinator, I'm actively involved with the management of Hive76.
 
 
*[[Burning Zombie Dummy]] - I built a special effects dummy for an independent film crew. It was... pretty freaking awesome.
 
*[[Burning Zombie Dummy]] - I built a special effects dummy for an independent film crew. It was... pretty freaking awesome.
*[[http://www.therotunda.org/calendar/%E2%80%9Dhidden-herstory-the-top-secret-rosies-of-world-war-ii%E2%80%9D-lecture-history-of-computing-history-of-science-womens-history/ Top Secret Rosies]] - I designed the flyer used to advertise the event.
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*[http://www.therotunda.org/calendar/%E2%80%9Dhidden-herstory-the-top-secret-rosies-of-world-war-ii%E2%80%9D-lecture-history-of-computing-history-of-science-womens-history/ Top Secret Rosies] - I designed the flyer used to advertise the event.
 
*[[Trenton Ave Fest]] - I designed the layout for the placard sign and helped run the booth selling bike safety light and odometer kits.
 
*[[Trenton Ave Fest]] - I designed the layout for the placard sign and helped run the booth selling bike safety light and odometer kits.
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==Incomplete Projects==
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I probably shouldn't start this list because it will get out of hand. But I like being honest about these things, because I think people in general have an anxiety about their own personal project completion rate that is based in unreasonable expectations. So, I'm going to keep a list of my failures in addition to my successes so everyone can feel better about themselves.
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*[[Philly MUD]] - A small Multi-User Dungeon written in Scheme.
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*[[Mixed drinks]] - I was organizing a presentation and workshop on mixed drinks and molecular gastronomy. There was a fair bit of interest, but everyone got super busy with other projects and dropped the ball.
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*[[Hacker Field Day]] - Hive and NextFab Studios were going to do a competitive hack-off for Philly Science Fest and Philly Tech Week, but we all ran out of time to organize properly.

Latest revision as of 14:00, 12 September 2012

Sean T. McBeth

dude

Aut viam invenium aut facium "I will find a way or make one" (often attributed to Hannibal) Software developer by day, mad scientist by night. I use the space to build analog music circuits; I've gotten pretty handy with the simple 555 astable tone generator. I'm on hand to answer any programming, database, or web related questions.

Current Projects

Some stuff I'm working on:

  • A top secret project involving analog music circuits
  • Redesigning the website
  • The Smoking Man - An art installation with an anti-smoking message.
  • Neighborhood Cleanup - There are a lot of weeds and garbage on our block, which make it very uninviting. We've already done quite a bit of work, but there is more that can still be done.
  • Board - I'm actively involved with the management of Hive76.

Completed Projects

Some stuff I did:

  • Linguistics Kiosk - Brendan and I were commissioned to build a kiosk for the Tyler School of Art that tests attendees of a talk on linguistics on their retention of the information in the talk.
  • Laser Harp - I built an electronic music instrument for a local artist.
  • Open House Projects - I ran the Bristle Bot build as one of the first mini projects for Open House. I showed people how to make ferrofluid and we played around with the gook for a while.
  • Making Paint - out of raw materials.
  • Neighborhood Cleanup - we did one cleanup project so far, sweeping the street and weeding out a large garden box in front of the building. Though "weeding" was more like deforestation, it had gotten so overgrown.
  • Tresling - a combination of competitive, head-to-head Tetris and arm wrestling. The game came out really well, with music provided by Brendan Schrader.
  • I was the Events Coordinator for the Winter 2010/Spring 2011 session.
  • PAFA Installation - This went off rather well, generating a lot of new interest in the space.
  • The Kaufman Beverage Elevator - an inside joke that officially went too far when Google searches for "Beverage Elevator" returned this site as the #1 result
  • Atari Punk Console - I built a sweet Atari Punk Console that now lives in our trophy case.
  • Burning Zombie Dummy - I built a special effects dummy for an independent film crew. It was... pretty freaking awesome.
  • Top Secret Rosies - I designed the flyer used to advertise the event.
  • Trenton Ave Fest - I designed the layout for the placard sign and helped run the booth selling bike safety light and odometer kits.

Incomplete Projects

I probably shouldn't start this list because it will get out of hand. But I like being honest about these things, because I think people in general have an anxiety about their own personal project completion rate that is based in unreasonable expectations. So, I'm going to keep a list of my failures in addition to my successes so everyone can feel better about themselves.

  • Philly MUD - A small Multi-User Dungeon written in Scheme.
  • Mixed drinks - I was organizing a presentation and workshop on mixed drinks and molecular gastronomy. There was a fair bit of interest, but everyone got super busy with other projects and dropped the ball.
  • Hacker Field Day - Hive and NextFab Studios were going to do a competitive hack-off for Philly Science Fest and Philly Tech Week, but we all ran out of time to organize properly.