This project is to design and implement a machine which will automatically paint or draw on eggs.
Jim is organizing people to help with the project.
- This project will need eggs! Lots of eggs! ...eventually.
We will be holding a brainstorming session before the meeting next Tuesday (August 25, 2009). If you want to participate, show up no later than 7:00 pm.
Bruce Shapiro's Egg Plotter
From the American Egg Board, “the incredible edible egg” public relations folks
The official US Department of Agriculture standard in 14 pages, not for the squeamish
More USDA egg facts
So you think you want to make a Ukranian Pysanky egg?
The wikipedia history of Pysanka, another example of a pagan tradition co-opted by the Christian religion
The wikipedia on the Easter egg, lots of various examples, check out the photo of the delicate perforated egg, “Sleeping Beauty”
The very fancy Faberge eggs
Easter eggs have a special meaning for software geeks
Example GOOGLE and YAHOO Easter eggs
Cartography, or global mapping is related to projecting a design onto an egg
The Mercator and other map projections
Timeline of ancient maps
Another example of mappings, 3-D anamorphic street art
Bruce Shapiro’s eggbot at Maker Faire 2009
Bruce Shapiro and son Ben are marketing egg-bot kits on the web
Another simple but complete eggbot kit within an interesting web site