Work continues on the Motoman! This month, the Expansion chamber exhasut pipe and radiator are mounted. Almost ready to start. 550cc of two stroke goodness! Track the Motoman progress here


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Thermal Imaging Fun

August 19, 2014

Mark got a Flir One Thermal Imaging Camera for the iPhone and of course we have to try it on different things. We even sat on chairs and took pictures of our ass prints but they’re a little too high-rez to post here! This is Mark’s hand that he blew up working with highly volatile […]

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Motoman Flamethrower Update

August 18, 2014

Motoman work in progress. This month Mark Pauline has been working on the belt adjuster system for the Motoman Flamethrower. Bottom pulley will spin at 8500 RPM. Watch your fingers…

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Motoman Flamethrower Attachment Update

July 13, 2014

Mark continues to replace the baseball bat gripper on the Motoman (see it in action at the An Explosion of Ungovernable Rage show in Santa Rosa) with a motorized flamethrower. Here are the air flow sheet metal for the flamethrower attachment. The high pressure diesel fuel sprayer will attach to the tip of the cone. […]

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Track Robot Gets A New Controller

May 30, 2014

The first civilian mobile robot controlled over the web, the Track Robot was operated via web interface by various anonymous users around the world at the ICC in Tokyoin 1997. System was coded by Karen Marcelo and Eric Paulos and again at the Web98 show in San Francisco in 1998, and another Tokyo show for […]

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SRL Armed Motoman Update

May 27, 2014

Mark Pauline is currently replacing the steel baseball bat wielded by the Motoman at the Explosion of Ungovernable Rage show in Santa Rosa three years ago with a motorized flamethrower. According to Mark, “This SRL project is a lightweight high powered flamethrower attachment for the SRL Armored Motoman UP50 6 axis robot arm. The arm […]

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Mark Pauline’s LongNow Manual for Civilization Book List

May 2, 2014

MiklEm shows us Mark Pauline’s required reading for the Long Now’s Manual for Civilzation which is a list of books that various people consider essential for sustaining civilization. The kind of books you would want to have around if we had to start from scratch: Mark Pauline’s manual for civilization: Manual for Civilization

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SRL at the Googleplex?

March 7, 2014

Heres a proposal we recently sent in to a few select Google Execs requesting that they consider having SRL stage shows all over the Google Campus (or anywhere else that Google holds sway). What the heck, my mom told me it never hurts to ask… – Mark Pauline Video edited by Steve Bage Boingboing – […]

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Fun with Lasers

November 22, 2013

Testing a 70 watt surgical laser at the shop. Range 6 ft. This laser will be used to generate fumes by frying the pigskin covering of a 3 foot mechanized head prop.

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Assassination Prop at Area: The Exhibition

November 8, 2013

Mark Pauline resurrected the Assassination Prop from 1985 for AREA NYC book launch private opening at The Hole NYC November 5 2013. The event was curated by Jeffrey Deitch and featured the works of artists that had exhibited over the years at AREA including SRL, Basquiat, Chuck Close, Warhol, Sol Lewitt, Jenny Holzer, etc. Mark […]

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