Category Archives: Games

Oct 14
2011

Oh me, oh my!

What do you know? An almost frenetic (nice word, huh?) burst of posting, then… nothing! yup, busy! But it’s all good! So, for today, it’s a little recap and site count. Last time I did this I had: 7 websites … Continue reading

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Jul 04
2011

Squirrel!

I was going to start tonight’s post with something serious, but then I came across this video. Cue gasps of wonder at Secret Squirrel! And then I discovered Mimicry by monobanda. Now, I don’t have an x-box, let alone a … Continue reading

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Jul 02
2011

Hacks, Robots and even some website stuffs – from google, of course!

So, let’s get into it. Here’s a groovy little DIY project to check out. Automated Hallway Lighting, using LEDS. Read about it here. Robot fix for the day – a quadcopter that is controlled via body movements translated using a … Continue reading

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Jun 24
2011

ELMer, NBN, Google and 666.67 kilometres per litre… OMG

But first…! Pakenham Residential is rolling along nicely. Car stickers are done (thanks Chris!) and very shortly the next stage begins. We’re still looking for more businesses to be a part of this opportunity, so if you think you can … Continue reading

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Jun 19
2011

Want to hack your own Kinect? Or are you stupid enough to smash an iPod?

A day or so ago, Microsoft announced the release of the SDK (software development kit) for the Kinect. You can find the download link and more information here. The system requirements aren’t all that massive. What it means is that … Continue reading

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Jun 16
2011

Surrogates and Alien… another step closer to reality?

Take a look at the following TED talk by Eythor Bender from Berkeley Bionics. Keep Sigourney Weaver in mind, in the original Alien movie. Now, thinking about that, check out this little Kinect hack for robotic teleoperation: And if that … Continue reading

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Jun 12
2011

I’veseenthat-facebook

Since the booming of the world wide web, we’ve become mired in seemingly endless issues of privacy, identity theft and who knows how many other heretofore unknown – or unnoticed – issues. I can’t say that we’ll ever be free … Continue reading

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Jun 10
2011

Pakenham Residential…and geekage

Tonight I’m going to start with the geekage because… well, just take a look at the Kinect Hack video below. THen watch it again. Just because. Oh yeah. In robot news, here’s a slightly lengthy article about the real batcopter … Continue reading

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Jun 04
2011

Kinect -> Holograms?

Check this out. At the University of North Carolina, they’re working on a Kinect-based telepresence system. What is telepresence, you say? Try 3D tele-conferencing. Neat-o! Here’s the video below. Even though Microsoft have filed patent applications for holographic tech. (think … Continue reading

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Jun 01
2011

Robots, Brain Cancer and Daleks

In between courses – I’m running classes for two different CGEA (Certificate in General Education) courses, plus VCAL (Victorian Certificate in Adult Learning), and scheduled to run 6 short courses next term – and building websites – 5 under construction … Continue reading

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