Create/Invent Podcast

Create/Invent Podcast

Create/Invent Podcast: Talking to creators, inventors, and everyone in between. Go create/invent something! Hosted by Jeremy Cook and Pat Regan Graphics by: Lets Make Something Awesome Together bit.ly/2fcl3Ot read less
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[E:76] Max Maker Hit 100k YouTube Subscribers!
21-03-2024
[E:76] Max Maker Hit 100k YouTube Subscribers!
Max Maker talks about his success on YouTube and in business YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC300jnYJu7u66EQX9S0SUZA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA ToC: 0:00 Intro: Max Maker 1:35 Where is Max from (he's from northern Germany) 5:05 Max is a YouTube star with 100k subscribers 9:20 Does Max make lots of money on YouTube now? 14:24 Max's YouTube inspiration 17:00 Coffee Break 19:44 Max is building a new workshop 22:00 Jeremy goes to Publix for meatballs? 23:50 Max is happy with his construction so far 24:40 Pat's cat & remote control lawnmowers 31:35 Remote controlled excavator 33:00 Do kids in Germany "dig to China?" 36:40 Max rented an excavator 38:50 How are German industrial buildings built? 42:30 YouTube shorts & Uyen Ninh 48:15 Bicycle YouTuber does alright 50:00 Max's cat 55:50 Pat got a Ninja Creamy ice cream maker 1:00:50 What is Jeremy working on? JCo Audio! https://www.youtube.com/@UCijti3CnKvxoOXAIdXN8N-w 1:09:45 Did Max get his hydrofoil done? 1:11:40 Pat's backpack clip https://www.tindie.com/products/27206 1:17:45 Sign off Max Maker: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@MaxMakerChannel Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: JCo Audio YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@jcoaudio Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Store: jcdevices.com
[E:75] Essam Namous: Doctor of Engineering Makes Power Tools Moar Awesomer
31-01-2024
[E:75] Essam Namous: Doctor of Engineering Makes Power Tools Moar Awesomer
If you have an engineering problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find him, maybe you can hire... Dr. Essam Namouz YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC300jnYJu7u66EQX9S0SUZA iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA ToC: 0:00 - Intro Essam works from home 0:55 - Essam is a prepared father 3:05 - Essam and Jeremy worked together at a bearing factory 5:05 - Why and how did Essam get his doctorate in engineering? 9:25 - Essam's master's thesis - The Lazy Parts Project 13:00 - Solidworks CAD + Machine learning (ANN) used to estimate assembly time 15:00 - How can engineers and small business owners use ChatGPT? 17:30 - More on neural network assembly time estimation 23:30 - How does having your doctorate in engineering open up pssibilities? 25:08 - Coffee break 27:17 - Return from coffee break - Essam is officially #1 father 28:13 - Butterwhat Discord - "only you can come on the Butterwhat Discord" https://butterwhat.com/discord 31:25 - After PhD, went into advanced engineering group for TTI/Ryobi 33:32 - Essam (and Li-Ion tech) helped improve Ryobi tools 35:40 - Essam worked for Harbor Freight for around 2 years 38:50 - Breaking phones, tools, and 10mm sockets 41:20 - Essam has mixed feelings about working remotely 43:50 - Pat misses work lunch (but only ever met Shakira at breakfast) 46:36 - Essam sometimes works as a cook at family restaurant Pita House 49:12 - Making the jump to self employment 53:10 - Essam's business is called EZN Innovation (maybe) 54:45 - Essam loves his laser cutter 56:00 - Doctorate in engineering + PE gives people confidence in your work 58:25 - Essam's neural network sports prediction program (Python) 1:02:45 - Sign off, where do we find Essam? Dr. Essam Namouz, PE: You can possibly find him on Linkedin, or ask Jeremy Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Store: jcdevices.com
[E:74] New Year, New Printers, New 2024 Goals?
14-12-2023
[E:74] New Year, New Printers, New 2024 Goals?
Pat and Jeremy discuss their 2023 successes and failures, 3D printing, Raspberry Pi applications, and more! https://speakpipe.com/createinvent https://patreon.com/createinvent Audio Listening Options: Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thecreativitypodcast RSS Feed: https://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:331308809/sounds.rss iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA ToC: 0:00: Intro 2:44 caller Rob Groves 4:17 caller – James – RPi questionk 5:45 – JC Pi Protec https://www.tindie.com/products/jeremycook/jc-pi-protec-raspberry-pi-enclosure/ 6:45 – Why does Pat have a hammer? Nobody knows! 11:59 – Octoprint link https://octoprint.org/support-octoprint/ 16:00 – pseudo coffee break 18:12 – 2023 goals – Pat doesn’t know the year or how many months are in a year -ask Pat about leaving cleaner sitting too long? 22:00 – Cleaning goals 25:25 – Positive Waves suggests cleaning as we go - cleaning too early goes wrong 28:15 – Jeremy’s non-financial goals 29:08 - Goal philosophy 31:45 – Will Pat survive? 34:53 – Pogo sticks 36:40 – Pat’s new no-sew backpack hook product on Tindie https://www.tindie.com/products/patshead/no-sew-backpack-hooks-straps-and-accessories/ 47:00 – 42 and graphics cards 39:45 – Hammer revealed 47:30 – Graphics Adapters &42 48:40 – Positive Waves Question – resin printer and air quality 54:25 – Brian Moses’ message: Pat’s new Bambu Lab A1 mini 3D Printer – really, really good 1:09 – Close Podcast Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Store: jcdevices.com
[E:71-1] ML & Algehol With Alex Wilson
21-09-2023
[E:71-1] ML & Algehol With Alex Wilson
Alex Wilson joins us to discuss his programming, educational, and agricultural pursuits. ToC: 0:00 - Intro 2:18 - Programming education in Anderson, SC 3:21 - Did you watch The Office? 4:21 - Alex has been within 500 feet of the house Pat grew up in 7:32 - More school for industrial engineering 8:13 - Back to school for data analytics and machine learning 11:32 - ChatGPT?! More than meets the eye?! 15:45 - Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers 17:32 - Space Force 19:12 - Farming algae 20:30 - Alchohol from algae: Algehol 23:34 - Mr. Boston's vodka from Kentucky 26:52 - Geodesic greenhouse 27:59 - The corrugator machine is fantastic! 31:35 - Jeremy brings things back to education 33:38 - Jeremy left in the technical difficulties! 34:37 - Coffee Break! Part 2 Audio: https://soundcloud.com/thecreativitypodcast/alex-wilson-pt-2 Part 1 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkKhctNu-qc Part 2 YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdNrtC1BpvY Leave us a VOICE message! https://www.speakpipe.com/CreateInvent Come chat with us on Discord: https://butterwhat.com/discord Table of contents: 0:00 The beginning 20:00 The middle 40:00 The end Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thecreativitypodcast RSS Feed: https://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:331308809/sounds.rss iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA Alex Wilson https://www.alexdwilson.dev/ Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Tindie Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Tindie Store: jcdevices.com
[E:69] Guitar Making With Tim Moran
24-07-2023
[E:69] Guitar Making With Tim Moran
Tim Moran joins us to discuss making beautiful guitars. He even made a Back to the Future-themed model that looks awesome and is signed by three members of the cast. Other listening options: RSS Feed: https://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:331308809/sounds.rss iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC300jnYJu7u66EQX9S0SUZA Table of Contents: 0:00 - Intro 0:36 - How did Pat and Tim meet? 1:58 - What is a Bulleting Board System (BBS)? 3:20 - How did Tim get into playing guitar? 7:32 - Was Tim ever in a band? 8:50 - The journey from collecting guitars, to refinishing used guitars, to building guitars 11:08 - Visit the tdpri.com Telecaster guitar builder forum 12:18 - Inexpensive guitar-building kits are surprisingly good! 14:19 - Tim's first guitar build features a Korg Kaoss Pad 20:26 - These days Tim builds guitars from scratch 24:50 - You can buy brand new guitars that look aged 28:33 - Building guitars is a good excuse to learn new skills and keep busy 29:03 - No CNC required. Tim uses templates and a router 32:12 - Coffee break! 33:45 - Pat made a coffee that he forgot to drink! 35:32 - Join us on Discord at butterwhat.com/discord 36:02 - Tim's Back to the Future Guitar 40:08 - An authentic appearing flux capacitor is made from automotive parts and halogen bulb glass 41:56 - The readout uses fourteen-segment displays 43:28 - Is Tim saving any money by building guitars? 45:41 - How long did the BttF guitar take to make?! 46:53 - How did Tim get his BttF guitar signed?! 48:41 - Tim can't play the guitar! 52:18 - What's the next guitar project? 54:32 - Books are heavy! 56:36 - Johnny Mnemonic is selling 3 megabytes of RAM! 56:51 - Watch The Peripheral on Amazon 58:07 - Where can we find Tim Moran on the Internet 58:23 - I want to build a guitar! Where do I start?! 1:00:44 - Jeremy's baritone yukelele refinishing 1:04:43 - Join us on Discord at butterwhat.com/discord 1:06:03 - Where can we find Jeremy? 1:07:18 - One of Pat's friends shredding on one of those inexpensive guitar kits Clip at the end: inexpensive kit guitar being tested by another one of Pat's friends at TheLab.ms Makerspace. Discord: butterwhat.com/discord Tim Moran: https://www.instagram.com/tm0ran/ Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Tindie Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Tindie Store: jcdevices.com
[E:68] Quarterly Update June 2023 With Pat & Jeremy
07-07-2023
[E:68] Quarterly Update June 2023 With Pat & Jeremy
ToC: 0:00 - Coffee Break 1:10 - The real introduction 3:00 - How did you get the cat?! 4:35 - Trudy is not pregnant. Thank goodness! 8:00 - What has Jeremy been up to? 13:14 - Buc-Ees 14:49 - Don't hang out smoking at the McDonalds! 15:28 - Pat's $169 Sovol SV06 3D Printer 20:48 - Prusa Research is grumpy about clones! 25:40 - Jeremy needs an enclosure for his new project! 26:35 - Economics of injecton molded parts 31:53 - Jeremy is designing a PCB with an RP2040 MCU chip built-in 37:27 - Jeremy needs a wood case for his new product 38:40 - We somehow got to talking about cars and electric cars 40:55 - Pat doesn't want to get run over by a 9,000 pound Hummer! 45:30 - Do we let Chris round up the half? 46:05 - Are you ready for an electric car? 50:08 - Pat missed the YouTube live chats! 51:22 - Everyone needs to join us on our Discord server! 53:27 - Maker Mike Sizer's new YouTube shorts are fantastic! 54:53 - Find Pat at patshead.com and butterwhat.com 55:29 - Find Jeremy at jeremyscook.com 56:23 - Aloha vs. Mahalo vs. Thank You vs. The Other Thing YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLSc_wGVeT7mvB4Q-N3hf6xx3TWfp_ZkQh Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thecreativitypodcast RSS Feed: https://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:331308809/sounds.rss iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Tindie Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Tindie Store: jcdevices.com
[E:67] OpenCircuits with Windell H. Oskay
18-05-2023
[E:67] OpenCircuits with Windell H. Oskay
Windell H. Oskay joins us to discuss his fantastic Open Circuits book, his work at Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories, and even shows off his gigantic house(?) cat! Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thecreativitypodcast RSS Feed: https://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:331308809/sounds.rss iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA Table of contents: 0:00 - Open Circuits * At Amazon: https://amzn.to/3OdvWkk (Pat's affiliate link!) * At No Starch Press: https://nostarch.com/open-circuits (printed book comes with free ebook) * https://opencircuitsbook.com/ 1:24 - Windell tells us about Open Circuits 2:12 - Windell runs a company called EvilMadScientist * https://shop.evilmadscientist.com/ 3:30 - Open Circuits needed to be interesting for both experts and novices 5:40 - Jeremy is excited about the glossary! 6:47 - Jargon can be important 9:45 - Often the active component is a tiny piece of the entire package 11:52 - Open Circuits is a fantastic coffee-table book 12:58 - Windell tells us about focus stacking lots of macro photos 17:38 - How do you clean fuzzies off of miniscule parts before photographing?! 21:09 - Is the Open Circuits book selling well?! OF COURSE IT IS! 23:17 - Where did you get the idea for this book? 25:41 - The Open Circuits book is jam packed with amazing photos! 27:12 - How long did it take to go from idea to publishing? 29:15 - Are you ready to work on another book? 30:24 - Coffee break! 32:38 - The MOnSter6502 * https://monster6502.com/ 37:26 - The MOnSter6502 opens up the black box that is the 6502 38:40 - Windell says we can simulate a 6502 CPU in our web browser! * http://www.visual6502.org/JSSim/index.html 39:04 - You need more than just a 6502 to make it do anything cool 41:33 - It is possible to plug the MOnSter6502 in place of a real 6502 CPU! 42:48 - Will EvilMadScientist.com sell MOnSter6502 boards?! 44:36 - When did EvilMadScientist start? Do you have a physical location? 46:10 - AxiDraw pen plotters! 47:20 - Meeting Windell's cats! 49:16 - Giant Arduino! 50:10 - Washing machine shenanigans! 54:17 - Pat broke his coffee grinder, and he ordered a new one 56:40 - cold coffee can dot com is not even available! 57:05 - Pat wants to know about Windell's coffee making gear! * Rancilio Rocky grinder * Quick Mill Silvano espresso machine 59:57 - Where can we find Windell Oskay?! 1:01:11 - Where can we find Pat? 1:01:55 - Why does Pat just keep going all by himself! * All alone Pat! * Where is friend?! Open Circuits book review: TBA Windell H. Oskay: Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories: https://www.evilmadscientist.com/ Open Circuits book: https://opencircuitsbook.com/ MOnSter 6502: https://monster6502.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/EMSL Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Tindie Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Tindie Store: jcdevices.com Open Circuits book review: TBA Windell H. Oskay: Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories: https://www.evilmadscientist.com/ Open Circuits book: https://opencircuitsbook.com/ MOnSter 6502: https://monster6502.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/EMSL Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Tindie Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Tindie Store: jcdevices.com
[E:64] Retro Built Games With Ryan Bates
16-02-2023
[E:64] Retro Built Games With Ryan Bates
Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/thecreativitypodcast RSS Feed: https://feeds.soundcloud.com/users/soundcloud:users:331308809/sounds.rss iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/the-creativity-podcast/id1281330349 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7nHfNJNICMHqZWo0HPCMeA Table of Contents: 0:00 Intro/Ryan Starts Retro Built Games 5:00 Ryan now has another awesome full time job (makerspace Carnegie Melon University) 13:50 Open source arcade design and kits 15:00 Retro gaming will never be as good as you remember? - @pocket8312 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4W16HiLFqQ - Maybe they never were? 18:30 Gaming now and big game companies 22:30 Duke Nukem 3D is Ryan's favorite retro game? 24:00 Ryan's favorite retro build 27:00 The demise of Tech Shop 28:55 Coffee break 31:49 "I don't have these tools" - get started and figure it out! 33:54 Ryan co-wrote book: Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming - https://www.amazon.com/Raspberry-Pi-Retro-Gaming-Consoles-ebook/dp/B081C4GKPD/ 40:20 Indoor mountain biking in Pittsburgh abandoned warehouse? - https://www.thewheelmill.com/ 44:00 Ryan built a custom timer for warehouse biking 45:15 BMX, dirt jumpers, and does Jeremy take his bike off of any sweet jumps? 49:00 The ceiling is a problem for pro bikers 51:25 Practice high jump bar for bikes 54:45 Bike maintenance in important! 59:00 Sign off Retro Built Games Website: http://www.retrobuiltgames.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP2MLajT6DY Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroBuiltGames Pat Regan: Twitter: https://twitter.com/patsheadcom/​ Website: https://blog.patshead.com/​ Tindie Store: https://www.tindie.com/stores/patshead/ Jeremy Cook: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jscook55​ Twitter: https://twitter.com/JeremySCook​ Tindie Store: jcdevices.com