All posts tagged charger

Calling for Riders of the New Wave!

Posted on July 25, 2015 at 8:57pm by russs.net Comments Off

Our version 2.0 solar bamboo bike is complete!  While working hard on it the last month our team has mined the essential insights on how to make it better.  We are now ready to make our first production run.  If I can get 10 orders, we can bring the price down to 1000$US– a spectacular price for a super unique, […]

Spiritual art meets technology: Mandala power!

Posted on January 9, 2015 at 4:51am by russs.net Comments Off
Spiritual art meets technology:  Mandala power!

Its been a relentless process of failure, failure, failure to finally get to this:  a functional solar panel mandala!  Here are the first pics… they could be better, but its -20C outside today and I was keen to just get the test done!

For those who’ve known me a while, you’ll know that I really hit my stride in my art […]

What Sorcery is this?!

Posted on September 2, 2013 at 11:47am by russs.net Comments Off
What Sorcery is this?!

The other day I got the best compliment ever.

My sister, Ian and I had been walking the dark Sagada streets to get to the local bar and I had been using the flash light functionality of my latest prototype EcoCharger. I set it on the table as we ordered our beers, the light still on. One of the waiters came […]

Unhibited Charger Progression v 0.9

Posted on April 26, 2013 at 9:52am by russs.net Comments Off
Unhibited Charger Progression v 0.9

We are now at version 0.9 of the Uninhibited Solar Charger.  I am now working with a select group of talented guys in Bontoc, on readying the design for community manufacture.  In the Philippines, there are all these little stores where you can get your cellphones and computers fixed.  The guys behind the counter are a vast untapped pool of […]