Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Awesome Demonstration of the Willys Jeep

SEE HERE Disassembly and reassembly of a Willys jeep in about 4 minutes. They just don't build-em that way anymore.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Dancing Robots

SIGCSE 2010 R0bot Hoedown ... fun!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

1 MW Laser fires 100 ns Pulses: Shades of Buck Rogers

Hobbyist creates laser weapon ... sort of! Check it out at slashdot.org HERE

Monday, March 7, 2011

Coding for Relevance

SEE HERE Computer Science doesn't have to be irrelevant. Projects can meet real life by making a contributions ...

BLACKSBURG, VA. - A Virginia Tech software engineering class in 2009 was discussing world problems and how computer science might offer solutions when a student piped up with a personal gripe.

"You know what I hate?" the student said, according to assistant professor Eli Tilevich, who was teaching the class. "I never know when the bus is coming."... and then there's the rest of the story ...SEE HERE