Monthly Archives: February 2015

Guardian Angel Hack :: OpenExplorer & OpenROV

Here’s a quickie compilation reel of photos and video from Hardshell’s participation at both the 2-7-14 OpenExplorer Design Day at TechShop San Francisco and a 2-12-15 test day at OpenROV’s Berkeley lab. Hardshell thanks everyone in this reel, including founders of OpenExplorer and OpenROV, Eric Stackpole and David Lang! During the latest day of testing Eric… Continue reading »

Lady’s Choice

A Tale of Sex and Combat Some stories just don’t fit into a 350-500 word blog post format. Nature can’t be shoehorned into soundbites. I will be posting these stories periodically, and providing a link here for those of you who want to take a deeper look into the lives of tortoises, my history with… Continue reading »

OpenExplorer Guardian Angels’ Design Day

Hardshell Labs’ volunteers Andrea Barrica, Jasper Friedrichs, Thomas Kluyver, Laila Selk and others participated in last Saturday’s OpenExplorer Design Day at TechShop San Francisco. Hardshell’s goal for the day was to walk through the door of a new design hack to create a roving ‘Guardian Angel’ which can shadow wild Desert tortoises to protect them… Continue reading »