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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.

Written by Brian Adkins

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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Dolphin Bubble Rings

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My uncle passed on a link he received from my cousin to an amazing video showing dolphins cleverly making sophisticated bubble rings and manipulating them in interesting ways:

Written by Brian Adkins

January 22, 2008 at 9:25 am

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Bug Labs

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This is one of the coolest ideas I’ve seen in a while. Bug Labs is developing some technology that should be very interesting to any geek. Another great find by Robert Scoble. The video quality isn’t high because they were recorded on his cell phone, but I’m glad he had a video capable cell phone with him when he bumped into Peter.

Part One
Part Two
Part Three

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Written by Brian Adkins

December 1, 2007 at 1:16 pm

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Crayon Physics

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I found this video of a “crayon physics” game on Robert Scoble’s site – very cool!

Written by Brian Adkins

December 1, 2007 at 11:08 am

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