I shared this video with Peter, who then asked: I saw that a couple days ago. Awesome! And has some cool practical applications. I [couldn't] quite tell if the pitch of the robot was adjustable by the user, or of it always jumped in the same direction. Did you get a sense for that? It…
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Yahoo! is shutting down GeoCities today. A little known fact is that I used to have a web presence on GeoCities. In fact, it’s still there! I’ve checked back a couple times a year to see if it was still up and running it, and it always was.
Several years ago, I posted a problem describing a plane on a massive conveyor belt:
Imagine a plane is sitting on a massive conveyor belt, as wide and as long as a runway. The conveyer [sic] belt is designed to exactly match the speed of the whe…
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It’s that time again. I’m clearing out my quotes section on Facebook to make way for the new ones I’m sure to amass in 2008.
"Now cracks a noble heart. Good night, sweet prince,
And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!" – William Shakespea…
As told by Wikipedia:
It is electrochromic-changing from blue to colorless upon reduction. This change is caused by reduction of the Fe(III) to Fe(II) eliminating the intervalence charge transfer that causes PB’s blue color.
It undergoes sp…