Digital Analog

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Bernie Rohde makes clocks.  That’s nothing special to be honest, in the last hundred years or so clock making has gone from being a master level skill, to something overlooked and simple.  Sure, the science of time keeping has advanced greatly over the years, they even decided to add a leap second to the day … Continued

Very Custom PC Case

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People are ingenious, we will do crazy things, all because we can.  Well, this imgur album shows the process of taking a stuffed Beaver, hollowing out the inside, and installing a motherboard.  It’s all come to light from reddit user KingsBlade, but this looks like a very old album (3 years according to imgur), and … Continued

Aviation Desk

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I have a thing for desks.  I built my own oversized one (now that I think of it, I don’t think I ever posted that DIY, I should get on that), and I’ve wanted to make another one  of a different theme for some time now.  Well, reddit user SirLanceOlong decided to make his own … Continued

How Sorts Work

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Sorting things is hard, there’s various different methods involved, some better than others based on the data you’re given and so on.  All of them are involved be it memory, or time.  Some are easy to explain, but overall unless you’re really paying attention to the math at hand, you don’t get it.  This is … Continued

Manual Bitcoin Mining is Useless

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Computers really are magical machines.  Unfortunately, it’s not until you do some things by hand that you truly appreciate it for yourself.  Ken Shirriff can now appreciate computers better than anyone I know.  You see, he decided he wanted to mine his own Bitcoins, by hand.  Using a paper and pencil.  At first glance you’d think … Continued

Animated Masterpieces

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B E A U T Y – dir. Rino Stefano Tagliafierro from Rino Stefano Tagliafierro on Vimeo. Rino Stefano Tagliafierro has used some nifty computer work to give an animated look and feel to old school paintings.  Some of them are pretty good and lifelike, while others are just OK.  I like the landscape ones … Continued

Mesmerizing CSS

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See the Pen Rollers! (infinitely unwrapping prisms; 3D, pure CSS) by Ana Tudor (@thebabydino) on CodePen. I don’t usually post cool coding things that I find around the web because for the most part, I’m pretty sure the audience here doesn’t care too much.  But this is too mesmerizing to watch, so I figured why … Continued

Get Lost!

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Jan Thor has written a python script that generates a maze, and then solves the maze.  In the process of solving the maze, it paints a pretty picture colorized based on various different parameters. Below is the same maze, but colorized differently: Start with a maze, then find the longest path through the maze.  Then … Continued

LEGO Keyboard

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No, this isn’t an April Fool’s day joke.  This is an actual keyboard made mostly, out of LEGO bricks.  I thought about going into vast detail about the whole build, but why bother.  The creator, JK Brick Works, does a more then better job of that himself in the below video, so enjoy: {Joquz}

2048 – Addicting

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I’m almost sorry for unleashing this addicting game on you, almost.  2048 has the simple concept of combining same numbered tiles together doubling their values from 2 – 2048.  It’s simple, yet addicting.  The exact requirements for wasting hours of your life in front of a computer. It combines math, and puzzle, and future thinking … Continued