I enjoy Spongy Wonder bike
- Orgasm Inc., a documentary
by my wife Liz Canner. I did a chunk of the original music and some production
and analog optical effects work.
a cyber documentary and public projection
focusing on freedom in post-9/11 Arlington, VA,
directed by Liz Canner (Sept 2003)
Symphony of a City,
a public video documentary/art piece on issues of
community building and
the affordable housing crisis in Boston, projected onto City Hall
and streamed online (April/May 2001),
Liz Canner and John Ewing. Check out the permanent online clips.
I was technical director for both these projects; they
involved among other things
portable miniature head-mounted camera units, audio and battery systems.
Short-term forecasting for wind power generation. Application of
to learning the map ('downscaling') from weather models to
local wind and output power (talk,
10MB PDF, U. of Toronto, Sept 2001).
Michael Brower of
Electronics/physics projects and demos:
Fun physics in your own home, and
fun applied math projects, random ideas.
Have also volunteered at
up medical gear for
donation to hospitals around the developing world
shown defibrillating a watermelon).
- Penchant for old electric keyboard gear. Hammond-organ rebuilding
project (a "chop").
Creating Careers in Physics
was a forum series for graduate students that I ran for a year.