Experiment with time-lapse, showing two horses visible outside my office window: (download) The second horse has a fly-mask, to keep buzzing insects away from face, but the equine can see just fine. The horses are kept in separate areas for now, since one beast has a tendency to take nibbles out of the other, and [...]
Happy tenth birthday to Windows 98 (codename Memphis), released June 25, 1998. Even now we still hear from Win98 users, running current or previous versions of our products. (We don’t officially support this OS anymore, but if it still works for you, then great!)
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Our colleague C. visited Costa Rica and was entertained by the antics of monkeys at a restaurant, climbing down from roof-tops and stealing sugar packets.
From the Associated Press news wire: Giant asteroid hurtles toward… Link
Here we find a cute theremin kit with solar cell packaged in an Altoids tin: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0jsixGG6k8] [video link] link [kudos Make:]
The new-ness of a project is a few months past, and you are slogging through the minute details of a graphical user interface, while tracking down an obscure bug that causes random crashes every few hours, on top of struggling with a recalcitrant operating system API. Suddenly you are struck with an AHA! moment and [...]