The Bay Area Glass Institute held their annual Glass Pumpkin Festival at their building in the History Park (San Jose, CA). The three-day weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) is spread out over six weekends from October 9th through November 14th. Reservations are made on their website. Unlike past events at Santana Row, there were no glassblowing demonstrations. This montage video was recorded on Sunday, October 11, 2020.
Apple will announce the new iPhone 12 on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Here’s what to keep in mind if you do buy the newest iPhone from Apple.The new iPhones were made in China after the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Apple uses airfreight to deliver iPhones direct from the factory to U.S. Apple Stores in three to five days. Three to five days is how long the coronavirus can survive on various surfaces.
Will the iPhone 12 have coronavirus in the box?Read more “Will The Apple iPhone 12 Have Coronavirus In The Box?”
I recently received my Interactive Maker Workshop bundle from SiliCon With Adam Savage. The bundle is for the 90-minute live workshop on October 17, 2020, at 1:00PM Pacific Time. I explained the workshop and the bundle in my previous video. Let’s unbox the box and check out what we got.Read more “Unboxing Interactive Maker Workshop Bundle – SiliCon With Adam Savage”
SiliCon With Adam Savage had their first virtual panel this week, “The Inner Workings of Space Suit Design.” Astronaut Cady Coleman, author Mary Robinette Kowal, and moderator Adam Savage talked for an hour about what goes into making a $20 million USD space suit.
A lot of interesting tidbits about space suits of all sizes for men and women.
- The Apollo-era space suits were made by a bra company that knew how to apply fabrics to soft bodies.
- NASA’s “one size fits all” mentality have limited the number of women astronauts who can do spacewalks.
- The first all-women spacewalk didn’t happen until a woman astronaut brought another small-sized space suit to the International Space Station.
But the panel didn’t get off to a smooth start since some viewers—including myself—had trouble finding the livestream link. I have updates on the Interactive Maker Workshop, the location of the livestream link, and two clips from the panel that I thought were interesting.Read more “Inner Workings of Space Suit Design Highlights – SiliCon W/Adam Savage”