Archive for date: September 13, 2010

Happy Birthday, Super Mario Brothers

September 13, 2010 | Video Games | By: Mark VandeWettering

Super Mario Brothers is 25 years old today. Which means that I was 21 when it was released. I feel old all of a sudden. Still, time to celebrate, perhaps with a bit of nostalgic MIDI music from

Revisiting: Printing Holograms on a Laser Printer

September 13, 2010 | Amateur Science, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

A few years ago I spent a couple of hours tinkering with implementing Thad Walker’s scheme for printing computer generated holograms (see the link for the paper): Printing Holograms on a Laser Printer A recent comment has got me thinking that I should revisit the idea and the paper. For reasons which aren’t entirely clear […]