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I built a mass fabricator inside a volcano so I can start working towards crafting…

August 31st, 2012 Comments off

I built a mass fabricator inside a volcano so I can start working towards crafting the Quantum Suit armor in Tekkit!

I started playing around with using ComputerCraft to control a BuildCraft oil refinery…

August 26th, 2012 Comments off

I started playing around with using ComputerCraft to control a BuildCraft oil refinery in Minecraft. The computer controls two banks of combustion engines, turning them on and off so they wont overheat and explode. My next step will be to add ccSensors support so the computer can monitor the engine temperatures instead of using a predefined duration. The source code for the ComputerCraft program is here: https://gist.github.com/3461305

+Steven Troughton-Smith wrote a C program for the RPC8/e CPU in Minecraft to play…

August 17th, 2012 2 comments

+Steven Troughton-Smith wrote a C program for the RPC8/e CPU in Minecraft to play "Still Alive" on an array of music note blocks! Here's the source: https://gist.github.com/3383882

Google maps now shows the real-time departures for BART!

August 15th, 2012 Comments off

Google maps now shows the real-time departures for BART!

+Larry Page Hi Larry!

August 15th, 2012 Comments off

Reshared post from +Matthew Inman

+Larry Page Hi Larry!

http://theoatmeal.com/blog/tesla_museum

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Help me raise money to buy Nikola Tesla's old laboratory – The Oatmeal
I'm starting a campaign to try and raise enough money to buy Nikola Tesla's old laboratory, the Wardenclyffe Tower. Comics: Random Most Popular All Cats Grammar Food Animals Tech. Help me raise money …

Made the Minecraft RedPower version look a bit nicer, too.

August 14th, 2012 Comments off

Made the Minecraft RedPower version look a bit nicer, too.

Made my snake game look awesome on the Commodore 64, because why not?  Source is…

August 14th, 2012 Comments off

Made my snake game look awesome on the Commodore 64, because why not?  Source is up on github, you'll need cc65 to compile it for either the Commodore 64 or the Minecraft RedPower CPU: https://github.com/c99koder/6502snake

My snake game runs pretty well compiled for the Commodore 64, too! Yay, 6502s!

August 13th, 2012 3 comments

My snake game runs pretty well compiled for the Commodore 64, too! Yay, 6502s!

My old ASCII snake game, written in C, running on an emulated 6502 RedPower CPU inside…

August 13th, 2012 4 comments

My old ASCII snake game, written in C, running on an emulated 6502 RedPower CPU inside Minecraft!  The C compiler is a bit buggy, though, but cool to see it mostly working!

I love when my CSA sends me a fruit I've never seen before

August 11th, 2012 5 comments

 Just ate a Pluot for the first time, apparently it's a hybrid between a plum and an apricot! Tasted pretty good 🙂

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Pluot – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Plumcot varieties include: Flavorosa: very sweet, medium-sized, flat round dark-purple fruit with red flesh, early ripening; Flavor Royal: very sweet, medium-sized, dark purple with crimson flesh, ear…