Nov 12, 2015

The first time I stayed awake until the sun came up was the night I got my color Macintosh IIsi. I was maybe ten or eleven years old, and I’d just gotten a space exploration game called Escape Velocity. It was fascinating in its openness and the range of ways you could play it. Years […]

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Sep 10, 2015

I was recently commissioned to build a machine that would perform a very interesting and unusual task: Count how many times a wire had been wound around a ring by measuring its electrical properties. This task was a relatively involved one, as it included a ground-up design of the circuitry, making choices about component prices […]

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Jul 24, 2015

Where I work, we use TERMINALFOUR as our main content management system. It’s a real beast of a CMS targeted at higher education, written in Java, and capable of handling very large, high-traffic sites straight out of the box. The only major hangup is that its normal publish processor for outputting HTML from user content […]

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Jul 1, 2015

Update: Elio Tracker has been voluntarily deactivated due to some unexpected effects it could have had regarding Regulation A+. This form of investment is new and comes with some unique issues that a public data tracker like this brought to light. Further updates on the progress of campaigns will not be issued by this tracker, […]

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