Getting My Hands into Robotics

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I’ve always loved software that can effect the “real world” and robotics does that in a great way. I figured it was time to dip my toe in the realm, so for the Holidays I decided I wanted…

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Gigabit Internet for $70: the unlikely success of California’s Sonic.net WHY NOWHERE ELSE? Hint: Oligopoly

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationThey offer each house up to one gigabit per second in bandwidth, making this one of the fastest streets in America. For only $69.95/month (100MBps for $39.95, both include phone service. … Wondering “why…

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Making Solar Power Competitive with Coal – Technology Review

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureA study identifies early-stage technologies that could be combined to cut the cost of solar panels in half.Via www.technologyreview.com

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Rootstrikers: Organization to Clean Up Politics

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationHOW DO WE CLEAN UP POLITICS? 1. Provide that public elections are publicly funded; 2. Limit, and make transparent, independent political expenditures, and; 3. Reaffirm that when the Declaration of Independence spoke of entities…

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What Austerity Hath Wrought (More Austerity and Complete Control by Oligarchs)

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationWhat’s the main impediment right now to jobs, jobs, jobs?Via www.theatlantic.com

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I tried to watch Game of Thrones and this is what happened – The Oatmeal

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Via Scoop.it – Internet of the absurdWhat happens when The Oatmeal tries to pay to download Game of Thrones.Via theoatmeal.com

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