Wormhole Actualization Machine [WAM]

Visualizing a spacetime continuum with 120 LEDs and NASA Mission Control-inspired hardware.

2014
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INGREDIENTS

  • Arduino/C++
  • Circuit design
  • Fabrication

AWARDS

2018  Austin Maker Faire: Maker of Distinction
2017  Austin Maker Faire: Maker of Distinction
2016  Austin Maker Faire: Staff Pick

PRESS
2017  Make: Zine, The Good People of Maker Faire Austin 2017, May 18, 2017
"Alan Watts is a software developer that likes to get 3D with detailed, high-finish homemade arcade games. They are gorgeous!"

2014  Boing Boing, The Wormhole Actualization Machine
What's it like to get sucked into a black hole and travel at hypersonic speeds through a wormhole? Alan Watts built this Arduino-based psychedelic spacetime visualizer to find out.

APPEARANCES

2018  Austin Maker Faire
2017  EFF-Austin Presents Cyberpunk 2017
2017  Austin Maker Faire
2016  East Austin Studio Tour #205: The Vessel
2016  Austin Maker Faire
2016  SXCreate
2016  Juego Rancheros pop-up arcade during EAST Austin Studio Tour
2015  Austin Interactive Meetup
2015  Switched On 5th Anniversary Party
2015  SxCreate
2015  Austin Mini Maker Faire
2014  Fantastic Arcade
2014  BUTTONS at Northern-Southern
2014  Cyberpunk2014 presented by EFF Austin

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