Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Steampunk for engineers in IEEE Spectrum

Steampunk for engineers in IEEE Spectrum: "This month's IEEE Spectrum magazine has a lush photo-spread aimed at explaining to engineers the appeal of steampunk:

STEAMY STEPS: California artist and animator I-Wei Huang, known as Crab Fu, has built a legion of remote-controlled steaming creatures out of scale-model tanks and boats, electronics kits, and ‘a bunch of junk parts I’ve collected.’ The Steam Walker, one of his favorite creations, uses a Wilesco D14 miniature steam engine and a system of sprockets and chains to move its feet.

Slideshow: Steampunk Sensation

(Image: Jonathan Sprague/Redux)


(Via Boing Boing.)

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