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E3Dv6 showed up today. Hopefully this will get the Solidoodle Press making parts again. 
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+G. Wade Johnson interesting - I'd never seen the J-Head, they look kind of similar. The E3D v6 looks very different from the stock hotend on the Solidoodle Press. I have high hopes but installation doesn't look easy.
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Walked around Maker Faire for 8 hours today and broke my "no new dev boards" rule twice. Time for dinner. 
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I know some good folks from Chennai if you need more dev boards Rob.
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On the origins of 0-based programming languages.
Sometimes somebody says something to me, like a whisper of a hint of an echo of something half-forgotten, and it lands on me like an invocation. The mania sets in, and it isn't enough to believe; I have to know. I've spent far more effort than is sensible this month crawling down a rabbit hole ...
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In case you were wondering too.
http://www.gzip.org/algorithm.txt
Compression algorithm (deflate) The deflation algorithm used by gzip (also zip and zlib) is a variation of LZ77 (Lempel-Ziv 1977, see reference below). It finds duplicated strings in the input data. The second occurrence of a string is replaced by a pointer to the previous string, in the form of ...
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Yeah I did see one of Colt's previous texture compression talks, crazy complicated stuff.
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We are all African. Part 2 & 3 of Big Picture Science talk about history of humanity and I really liked Fatimah Jackson's explanation of the EUROTAST project. 
If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Big Picture Science – Digging Our Past What’s past is prologue. For centuries, researchers have studied buried evidence – bones, teeth, or artifacts – to […]
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hw are u
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All done 🚐
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That is so cute! Now I suppose you'll build a motor in it and make it move? 😊🚐
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whats a progress??
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Got my ticket for this year's Maker Faire. I think I might actually budget to spend a few bucks at the vendors there this year. They always have lots of interesting bits & pieces. Last year I got a nifty little touchscreen for my Raspberry Pi that eventually worked out nicely.
Come celebrate Maker Media's 19th Maker Faire and 10th anniversary in the Bay Area, showcasing creative and resourceful people in the areas of science and technology, engineering, food, and arts and crafts.    FRIDAY@MakerFaire - SPECIAL PROGRAM   Click here for ticket info on FRIDAY@MakerFaire - INDUSTRY DAY May 15th, 2015 from 1pm - 7pm and  Click here for ticket info on FRIDAY@MakerFaire - SCHOOL May 15th, 2015 from 1pm - 5pm Maker Faire Bay...
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Watching the FIRST Robotics Windsor Essex Regional live stream today & tomorrow. Schedule's at http://www.thebluealliance.com/event/2015onwi .
Watch WatchFirstNow's Windsor Essex Regional on Livestream.com.
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Inside the hub motor from an e-bike.
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"Firefox and Chrome users are the best employees". Not related to the rest of the episode but still amusing.
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