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Go Team Ant!
proof that robots are cooler
i want one in new york!
which game is the AI's favorite?
$160 for a memory card may be exorbitant, but at least it is a memory card and does something useful.
while checking for reviews on audio gear (i do appreciate well designed hifi) i saw this review for what looks like a 4" x 6" plastic slab.
now i have no idea what 'Crystal Technology' is or how it's supposed to work. i'd love it if someone took one of these things and sliced it open to find out what's inside. i suspect it's just a piece of solid plastic. however, i can't think why anyone would spend $119 just to find out. the depressing thing is how credulous the reviewer is and it ultimatly lends doubt on all the site's reviews.
what 3D printing needs to take off is a 3D scanner.
there are lots of 3D designs that you can download and print. if you're good with 3D drafting software, you can even make some of your own. but what i want is to make replacement parts for household goods (like pot handles, broken plastic bits on the car, etc.).
i don't expect most manufacturers will be willing to publish 3D print files for their products so that users can make minor repairs. in fact, i expect most manufacturers will invoke the DMCA to protect their product designs to prevent users from printing copies of them.
but ordinary people (i.e. those who are not geeks or nerds) will expect the use 3D printers for something. minor repairs to household goods qualify. and. so far, nothing i've seen seems to point that way.
the colt was a dodge.
can someone explain to me why it's so important to have a Facebook account?
star wars episode vii: rise of the lens flare
none of the cartoons you describe "road runner, bugs bunny and crew, daffy duck, foghorn leghorn, jetsons, flintstones, pepe le pew" were designed for children. the loony tunes/merrie melodies cartoons (bugs bunny and crew) were created for theatrical distribution and the jetsons and flintstones were sitcoms intended for primetime broadcast.
if you're thinking of cartoons with smartly written scripts and were written for children perhaps you should have mentioned "rocky and bullwinkle". sure the animation was cheap, but that's the limitation of teevee budgets.
you're right about the corporate churn, though. hardly any saturday morning cartoons went for more than a half season or so. just not enough time for a series to find a voice or for the writers to get a feel for making it good.
leave it to the finance and banking industry to give hackers another toy to play with.
really, doesn't anyone else see the mischief that hackers can get into with theses things?
more to the point, the virgin galactic craft doesn't go anywhere. it has no destination other than downrange. so all branson is selling is a roller coaster ride. and an expensive one at that.
the russians (and soon spacex) at least have a space station as a destination.
Web Companies Google, Amazon, et al. Upset that Users of Old Browsers Can't See Their New Advertising Technology
large, flat, a couple of nice drawers, place to keep pens, pencils, a stapler, my kneadable eraser, and room for a teevee, good loudspeakers, and a nice computer. and a comfortable chair. now that's a nice desktop environment.
it's actually on youtube.
micrograms when measuring weights in an analytical chemistry lab.
An inclined plane is a slope up. -- Willard Espy, "An Almanac of Words at Play"