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Precision Quadrotor Flying

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Wow – pretty amazing! HT Michael Hale via RT 🙂

Written by Brian Adkins

May 28, 2010 at 11:09 am

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The Art of Innovation

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Found this Guy Kawasaki video on Duff O’Melia’s blog and enjoyed it.

Written by Brian Adkins

November 12, 2009 at 4:15 pm

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Daniel Weinreb re: Lisp use at ITA

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Some random notes:

  • 650 KLOC plus 150 KLOC of open source code
  • 100 people on the team, 70 programmers
  • SBCL for the QPX product
  • Clozure CL for the reservations product
  • Availability requirement: four 9’s => less than 53 minutes downtime per year
  • Latency agreement

    • 90% of requests w/in 300 ms
    • 5% of requests w/in 600 ms
    • 5% of requests w/in 1,200 ms
  • Java presentation layer, Common Lisp stateless business layer, Oracle data layer
  • Daniel is very positive about Clojure
  • Some links from the talk:

Written by Brian Adkins

August 29, 2009 at 1:31 pm

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Andrew Wiles – Fermat's Last Theorem

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The story of Andrew Wiles who solved Fermat’s Last Theorem in 1994.

Written by Brian Adkins

July 27, 2009 at 11:34 am

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Twitter in Plain English

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Here’s a great introduction to Twitter. You can follow me on Twitter here: http://twitter.com/lojic

Written by Brian Adkins

January 5, 2009 at 10:20 am

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Startup School 2008

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http://omnisio.com/startupschool08

http://www.justin.tv/hackertv/97554/Startup_School

Peter Norvig, Paul Graham, Marc Andreessen, Mike Arrington, Jeff Bezos, David Heinemeier Hansson, etc.

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April 21, 2008 at 12:22 pm

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Big Dog Robot

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Very impressive balance and mobility. A robot from Boston Dynamics.

Written by Brian Adkins

March 20, 2008 at 4:45 pm

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