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David Wegmuller
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This is an amazing indoor/outdoor Lego train track. To be honest, I'm a bit jealous...
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I took a friend on a walking tour of downtown San Francisco. 
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If you're in Chicago during the coming year, this looks like a great show.
Adam Reed Tucker is one of 14 Lego “certified professionals” in the world. His extraordinarily detailed Lego models contain up to 64,000 bricks and req ...
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+Susan Jahn absolutely must see this.
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Today I fired my 1:12 scale steam tractor for the first time in many years. After spending an hour looking for the belt I use to drive my lathe with and doing a complete inspection and service, it fired right up and ran like a champ! I can do 1/10 mm passes with the lathe into ¼" brass.
One of the "photos" is a short, shaky, cell phone movie...
I had to cut it short because a leaky gasket on the filler plug of the boiler (no big deal: I'll make a new one).
Today's test in preparation for showing it at this event: http://curiodyssey.org/activities/family-events/steam/
The last time I ran this setup was in 2009 at Maker Faire, if I remember correctly...
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Earlier today, +Melina M challenged me... This is the result.
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This makes me so happy!
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I spent the day boiling water...
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A watched pot... goes 'round and 'round chuffing happily.
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Have you ever found a USB drive left behind in a restaurant or parking lot, or perhaps a  library? Did you pick it up and plug it into your computer in order to find a way to return it? Among the cybersecurity community, there is anecdotal evidence that many people, whether behaving altruistically or due to social engineering, will indeed plug a found USB drive into their computer, exposing themselves (and potentially entire systems) to cyberattack.

But does does this kind of attack actually work or is it merely a myth? To put this attack to the test, researchers from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and the University of Michigan, along with Google anti-abuse & security researcher +Elie Bursztein, dropped nearly 300 USB sticks on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus and measured who plugged in the drives.

They found that users picked up, plugged in, and clicked on files in 48% of the drives dropped. Furthermore, users did so quickly: the first drive was connected in under six minutes! Head over to Elie's blog, where he summarizes the study, highlights the key findings, looks at what motivates people to plug in USB sticks, and discusses possible mitigations to improve USB security.
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People in the US and other affluent nations shouldn't be stupid enough to risk their security for something worth so little to them. But people in developing countries often can't get or can't afford USB sticks. Some people when traveling to Cuba will bring little gifts or donations with them to give to schools or whoever. Batteries, school supplies, reading glasses, USB sticks, and lots of other things we consider basics are needed in Cuba and often given as donations to people there.
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It's official: I'm old...
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Wao a VR helmet! 60s style :-P
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My office today. Heavy duty RF testing of a Bluetooth device.
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+John Bump 9KHz to 13 GHz! I'm only looking at the 2.4GHz band today.
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I can't compete with +Marshall Tobin 's collection of Lego train track, but I do have a large Lego crane...

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LOVE a good nerd fight. 
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For my fellow programmers...
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Now imagine when we build colonies on Mars or the Moon... Which time zone will they be on? Mouahahah 😈
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I'm an Engineer. Mostly embedded software and a bit of hardware.
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I'm equally comfortable working on everything from electrical engineering to desktop software. Languages include several assemblers, C, C++, Java, VB and Python.
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dwegmull on various sites and boards (twitter, Hooniverse, Atomic Toasters, TeslaMotorsClub and Jalopnik)
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Steam powered.
Introduction
I'm an Engineer. Mostly software and electrical. In my spare time, I dabble in mechanical engineering. I build and run steam engines. I build challenging models in Lego.
I'm also a big car enthusiast. I drive a Telsa Model S, but I still enjoy good old fashion internal combustion engines!
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I build and repair miniature steam engines and associated boilers.
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Redwood City, California
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Palo Alto, California - Prevessin-Moens, France - Fremont, California - Union City, Caliornia
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It's a classic ice cream shop: what's not to like?
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Not as good as it used to be. Maybe it feels that way because other shopping options are now available, especially online.
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Great selection, convenient location and hours. Not so great prices...
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Great produces. Love the Deli and cold / hot buffet. Some employees have a bit of an attitude, hence the lack of a fifth star.
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Great location, love the patio. Food is OK, service is uneven.
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