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Star Wars Red Salt is Real!!

By AmieDD
February 21, 2018
Category: amiedd

Morton salt ponds are located right behind the Facebook HQ office in Menlo Park, CA. I flew my drone to get some footage of the red salt! The red hue is from an algae called Dunaliella.


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Scholarship through the National Videogame Museum

By AmieDD
February 20, 2018
Category: girls that code

Girls do you want to make video games or be a programmer? I created a scholarship through the National Videogame Museum. Girls wanting to major in a STEM area of study can apply here before Ap... Continue reading

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LEGO Adventures: Apple Garage

By AmieDD
February 19, 2018
Category: lego

I always take my LEGO minifigures with me when I travel. They never complain when I take their picture, haha! I was in the Bay Area in California this weekend and stopped by the Apple gar... Continue reading

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Adding simple animations in Unity

By AmieDD
February 14, 2018
Category: game development
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Collaboration Project with Pin Stash on Kickstarter

By AmieDD
February 12, 2018
Category: amiedd

I collobrated with Pin Stash to create this awesome Rufio pin!! Banarang!!! You can back our kickstarter project here!

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Codemotion Rome 2018

By AmieDD
February 05, 2018
Category: game development

I'll be speaking about game development at Codemotion Rome April 13-14, 2018. 


Learning from failure. How making costumes, LEGO, 3D Printing, and video games can make you a better pr... Continue reading

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LEGO, Unity and Arduino oh my!!

By AmieDD
January 31, 2018
Category: game development

Pew! Pew! Pew! If you missed my talk at NDC London 2018 here is what you missed! I connected an Arduino and Unity3D through a serial connection to turn the gears on a LEGO Mindstorms motor fire a... Continue reading

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Penny Dreadful Dead Zoo

By AmieDD
January 30, 2018
Category: cosplay

The Dead Zoo from the show Penny Dreadful is a real place in Dublin Ireland! The show's "Dead Zoo" shots were filmed at The Natural History Museum of Ireland, which hasn't changed much si... Continue reading

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Take a Photo with a Stranger

By AmieDD
January 29, 2018
Category: amiedd

Traveling alone to another country is always an adventure. I always have my camera and tripod, and people always look at me like I'm crazy. Take all the pictures you want, you might never... Continue reading

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Slides and Code from my NDC London Talk

By AmieDD
January 29, 2018
Category: game development

Slides, code, PCB and schematics are up my AmieDD Github


Questions?

amie@amiedd.com 

Twitter 

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Visiting London Makerspace

By AmieDD
January 28, 2018
Category: makerspace

The best thing about makers is you can go to any country & still speak the same language. The South London Makerspace was awesome enough to invite me to check out their space when I was in Lond... Continue reading

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360 Photo The Operating Theatre in London

By AmieDD
January 16, 2018
Category: amiedd

The old operating theatre in London! Tourist adventures party of one! #amiedd #london #oldOperatingTheatre #theta360 - Spherical Image - RICOH THETA

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What is a Micro-Controller?

By AmieDD
January 14, 2018
Category: tech

In one tweet tell me what you think a micro-controller is, or how you would explain it to someone unfamiliar with hardware development. I realized today that I was talkin... Continue reading

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#PubConf London Tickets on sale

By AmieDD
January 06, 2018
Category: amiedd

"You're never weird on the internet"! Tickets for #PubConf are on sale https://pubconf.io/ come have some drinks and laughs with me, January 19th in London. Twitter:

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Rainbow Brite Cosplay in 1 Day

By AmieDD
January 06, 2018
Category: cosplay

Making a cosplay in 1 day was the quickest I've ever made a cosplay!


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You can download my 3D Printed starts from Thingiverse


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Making a prop with Dollar Store Crap

By AmieDD
January 04, 2018
Category: makerspace

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I'm speaking at NDC London

By AmieDD
January 02, 2018
Category: game development
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Making a Video Game Design Document

By AmieDD
December 27, 2017
Category: game development

Documentation is important for software development and it's even more important with video games. This is my Game Design Documents (GDD) Template I created and use and the basics of the ... Continue reading

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Party Like it's my Birthday!

By AmieDD
December 24, 2017
Category: amiedd
Need a last minute ugly Christmas party sweater? Just grab those red party cups(I know you have them), and some name tag magnets! 

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Vacuum Forming my Teeth

By AmieDD
December 23, 2017
Category: makerspace

I mostly use the vacuum former for cosplay props, but today I used it for something practical: a teeth whitening tray from a dental model of my teeth!



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