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Colonization

March 29th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The strange feeling knowing there's a shrinking window, a last chance, before there comes a day when you can't even go to Mars to be alone anymore and truly away from society.
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Nandemonaiya Cover

March 27th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Nandemonaiya Cover by Dion and Raon Lee (@raon_leee)
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Cutting Through a City Grid

March 26th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Cutting thru a city grid is the same distance as going around the perimeter. There is no time saved if you never actually travel diagonally. If anything, it takes longer because of having to turn rather than simply go straight along the edges.  Just something that irks me when people opt to zigzag through rather than simply walk along the perimeter.
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SuperYo Yoyos

March 25th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Blabberbox | #
Found the #SuperYo yoyos I used to have in 4th grade. Now to figure if I liked Sonic Spin more or Renegade.
http://yoyoexpert.com/forums/index.php?topic=44265.0;prev_next=prev
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Chiisana Boukensha

March 22nd, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Chiisana Boukensha by Masato Coda
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Blissful Solitude Ambient Mix

March 21st, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Blissful Solitude Ambient Mix compiled by Fluidified
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Most Blockchain Startups Worthless

March 19th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Blabberbox | #
Good article on why most Blockchain startups don't really have value and are more rails for other tech like AI, etc.
https://medium.com/@jamie247/99-of-blockchain-startups-are-bullshit-4cf11a549895
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Oie ni Kaeritai (Cover)

February 10th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Stuck in My Head | #
Oie ni Kaeritai (Cover) by Blake Robinson
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Virtual Reality via 3D Projection Mapping

January 24th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Ideas | #
Rather than wear VR/AR headsets, it's more interesting to me to try to bring VR literally into the real world using 3D projection mapping.  No one has to wear any fancy goggles; anyone walking by can see exactly what you see and step into the same world you're in.  Imagine walking by your favorite supermarket one day to find that it's been transformed into massive crater in the ground.  Forget the supermarket.  Imagine if the giant castle before you started to collapse as a monster emerged from within.  Best of all, everyone around you can see it and hear it with you.  Contrast this with VR or AR currently where everyone else around you only sees you running around with a headset, playing more or less with an imaginary friend world.

No, 3D projection mapping is not just a big movie screen.  Below is an example of 3D projection done literally on a castle to make it appear like it is moving, crumbling, transforming... Yes, the exa...[More]
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