DeusExMach
DeusExMach
DeusExMach
Sep 12 2015
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Decent reduction in weight, due to one SoC vs. four separate on-board systems, with a moderate reduction in power consumption, as well. Admittedly, neither factor by itself is all that impressive, but from a thrust-to-weight ration stand-point, it’s an enormously important advancement. You can now choose to fly with Read more

Sep 11 2015
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I recently met a man who sold his robotics company for just north of 3/4 of a Billion dollars. I can only assume he was all like:

Aug 13 2015
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Fixing a thing that falls within a wide range to a specific number makes it LESS arbitrary, not more.

As to why TNT vs. Dynamite, this was because of the same wide variability in composition plaguing TNT in your example, only on a larger scale with Dynamite. Dynamite is essentially nitroglycerin, clay and sawdust. TNT Read more

Jun 17 2015
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“Listen [FIRSTNAME], it’s not you, it’s me. I know we had a lot of fun at [DOUCHEY FRAT BAR], but I’m just not ready for that kind of commitment...”

ah, shit... wrong dump algorithm...

Jun 17 2015
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90% of robot maintenance is turning them off and then turning them back on again. The other 10% is pushing legitimately broken ones out of the way...

Jun 17 2015
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Kiva Systems: A wholly owned subsidiary of Amazon.com. Their robots are awesome. The people who work on the robots are even awesome-r. And handsome. And well-spoken. And DESERVE A RAISE FOR DOING SUCH A GOOD JOB TODAY, PAUL!!!

May 15 2015
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And as it turns out, the process hasn’t really changed much since the 40’s...

May 15 2015
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This is how it’s done. Here, I am referring to both the lens-making and the video. THANKS!

May 12 2015
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I remember when this movie was called “The Langoliers”

Apr 8 2015
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A lot of the time, the bank DOES pay for this. There’s a very big niche market in “property preservation services”, where people do things like cut the grass and board-up the windows at forclosed addresses. When Joe Q. Tax-Payer IS subsidizing this, it’s because the house was foreclosed upon by the municipality for Read more

Apr 8 2015
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Hell yeah! I like the enthusiasm! If you’ve got the economic ability, I recommend investing in rehabbing houses!

In the meantime, to prevent the further human-driven decay and entropy, this can make a prospective neighborhood at least not turn into a complete crack-town. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broken_wi… is a Read more

Mar 31 2015
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Wait, did you say Autism caused 9/11? IT’S ALL CONNECTED! WAKE UP, SHEEPLE!

Jan 5 2015
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I have an image in my head of the Navy's "Ghost Fleet" of not-quite-ready-for-decommission ships that have a fairly non-stop corrosion maintenance plan. I imagine a crew of dudes with a bunch of laser-scrubbers going to town on those bad bitches.