Please Stand By – Nick’s Crusade

September 18, 2009

Please Stand By has a great picture of my friend nick, finally home with Aleja after 378 days in hospital. I’m sure the last think they want to bother with is being inspirational, but they both are inspirational to me. Not for any magical hollywood reason but for a myriad of very practical and human […]

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Nick’s Crusade – Guest Video Blog – May 3, 2009

May 7, 2009

I always wish I could talk in such a measured clear voice… and actually say something clear and intelligible. But alas, I cannot. So Aleja can do it for us all.

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equitable access on Blogging against Disablism Day

May 1, 2009
Tags: ablism, , disablism

To be honest, I don’t get it. Mostly because ablism and disablism are sort of the same things. Anyway, that’s just me who gets borked by works. You can read more at Diary of a Goldfish: Blogging Against Disablism Day – 1st May 2006. I have very little to do with the disability community aside […]

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The Virtual Worlds Story Project

March 5, 2009

The Virtual Worlds Story Project has a great page up for Nick‘s birthday party in SL last week. I was there as CT Niven: “The Second Life community celebreated Namav Abramovic’s (aka Nick Dupree) birthday in style last week, and the results can be seen on The Virtual Worlds Story Project”

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Emotiv Mind controlled computer interface

March 5, 2009

Emotiv looks insanely amazing. Nick sent me the link. I really think he’d like one of these. It would allow you to drive a wheelchair with your mind, AND interface with a computer. Here’s a short video on the topic. I’ve signed up as a developer and hope I can get a couple of them. […]

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NerdKits – USB controlled Servo Squirter

December 29, 2008

NerdKits – Servo Squirter In this video, we’ll show you a simple project where we connect a hobby R/C servo to a small water pump, and control both from the USB NerdKit. Using input from the connected computer, you can aim, and fire a stream of water. The video also introduces topics like Pulse Width […]

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Nick’s Crusade : Translate Nick!

September 1, 2008

Nick Dupree Volunteers needed with Aleja at hospital to translate Nick-to-English, feed Nick, etc. Write [email protected] to sign up.

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