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Alex Cruise
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Bruce, please consider moving your difficulties with regulatory bodies to a different, more personal channel. I really enjoy your technical videos and, you know, RC Model Reviews, but the whin^Wrighteous anger about MFNZ is grating. :)
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Beautifully wrong translation!
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I wrote an answer about webOS on Quora: http://www.quora.com/Is-Java-EE-only-running-on-servers/answer/Alex-Cruise.  

+Matias Duarte, if you have a few minutes, I'd appreciate it if you'd flame any factual errors I've made. :)
Disclaimer: Substantial parts of this account might be completely wrong; this is from memory and contains a certain amount of speculation that I'm no longer ...
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Just saw this video for the first time.  Cool!
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This is really cool, my friend did it too: :) http://web.archive.org/web/20071222084818/http://members.shaw.ca/sonde/

The same friend now runs Skookum Robotics.
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Yeah, I like +FliteTest, he spent a bunch of time with them over the past couple years, but his visa ran out, he had to go back to Sweden.
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My coworker pointed out that if you had to control all the legs individually, you'd have to call it a "triceraQWOPs". :)
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If I didn't like my name, and I thought I could pull this off... MAYBE.
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I know a Turbo Sab.
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This was a fun video! Here's something somewhat related that my friend built years ago:

http://web.archive.org/web/20071222084818/http://members.shaw.ca/sonde/

Replace multi-rotor with balloon, and RC with semi-autonomous! :)

Said friend is still in the RC world, as proprietor of Skookum Robotics. 
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I have to admit, I was worried for a few seconds that an actual human was sitting in the sled. :)
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You know what would look really sweet on a Kraken?

Solar panels.

I guess you could call this a challenge. ;)
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  • Metafor Software Inc.
    Director of Architecture, 2010 - present
  • Subserveo Inc.
    Software Architect, 2009 - 2010
  • Layer 7 Technologies Inc.
    Software Architect, 2003 - 2009
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Our favorite Mexican place in the city. Tacos are better than La Tacqueria, Tortas better than Las Tortas, burritos better than... other burrito joints.
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Pretty good neighborhood park, usually lots of friendly families around, reasonably good playground, lots of shade in summer.
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