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Use the LCD in Red to preserve nightvision... What about something like a pixel ring that can point out the direction from which it will approach and recede?
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I'm pondering the idea of getting a laser cutter for home. I'm lucky enough to be kind of near a TechShop, but not quite close enough.  Any advice on how to begin shopping?
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Yeah, I can see that anything less than an Epilog will be a stepping stone. But I don't think I can do that just yet. I've also considered some of the CNC options that would allow me to cut thin plywood. 
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A guy I work with at VMware is heading out in a couple of weeks to row across the Arctic Ocean.  Neat.
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I've been inspired by various passive solar projects.  One of my favorite project ideas is to supplement my hot tub heating with a solar water heater.  I've seen various totally passive designs, and some with just pumps, but these don't seem to deal with the possibilities of cooling your water by pumping it through the collector on cold days, etc.  I have used temperature controllers before, but most tend to have a single sensor.  This project would need two sensors, with logic that only pumps water through the collector when it would be efficient to do so.  There are pre-made solar water controllers out there, but most are intended for supplementing water heaters.

Any advice on where to get started sorting out the options for a solar hot tub heater that can sense the appropriate temps?
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Sounds like some good bits to look into. Thanks. 
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I agree.
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I really need a job at Make!
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How do Iook up someone's profile in Google+?  I want to browse through a friend's public photo albums but can't figure out how.
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I thought that wasn't working because so many people were coming up without any information at all... ;)

And I had a couple of people that used to share stuff that they must have hidden, so it took me a while to figure out that it was working as expected.

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Google+ events.  Finally.  
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I know! About time! Ditto! What you said!

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Drinking Widmer Pitch Black IPA. My first black IPA. I'm a huge fan of IPAs, and I like stouts, but black IPAs are not the best of both worlds. I'm indifferent at best.
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