Tag Archives: open source

The Bible and IP

I have already endeavored to examine (and dismantle) the logical foundations of the idea of Intellectual Property, but before this writing the religious justification or refutation has gone largely untouched. For this study I will be sourcing exclusively from the … Continue reading

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How to Change My Mind

Our mind is one of our most valuable posessions (right up there with our heart, our soul, and our body). As such, it is also kept the most private and secret. Communication is the process of exchanging mind-stuff. People usually … Continue reading

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Swarm Technology

So, I’ve been thinking about laser trackers and large envelope precision manufacturing recently. Mostly because I’ve been working in an aircraft factory for the past five months. Here are a few of my conclusions. Swarm Technology (1.3MB pdf file) I’m convinced the concept … Continue reading

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The Holy Bible

I’ve finally gotten around to making my own online Bible separated by book (with HTML ID tags for hash links to chapters) as well as the full text in one HTML file. It’s KJV with verse breaks removed (because they seem to … Continue reading

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Maya .ma geometry convertor

So, Maya is a piece of 3D design software. Like most major software packages, it have its own file format. The file is plain text, which is nice, but even so there are no converters for it ANYWHERE (that I could … Continue reading

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Spammers and Bots get Smarter

For a while now I’ve been keeping track of my website’s error logs and banning IPs that poke around for weak points (Trying to log in to non-existent pages. Trying multiple standard address paths for the admin panel.) and until recently … Continue reading

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KSP: AnyProbe Mk IIIB

We’ve recently been introduced to the Kerbal Space Program. Turns out rocket science is right up our alley! We built and launched home made model rockets together as kids, and now we’re building and launching model rockets as adults. In … Continue reading

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PushStarter

Dear KickStarter, Creators are desperate to manage and receive feedback on their projects, both ongoing and speculative. Forums get swamped with garbage ideas. E-mail is overwhelming. The barriers to entry for “good ideas” are just too low. I propose you … Continue reading

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“How I Learned” by Shamus Young

Do you ever feel like your schooling was a waste of time? Not through school yet, but can’t see how it’s doing any good? You, good sir or madam, are not alone. Shamus Young has written what he terms “a … Continue reading

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Project London and Blender Models

Perhaps you’re wondering what happened to Project London (Perhaps you don’t care at all)? Well, read on (or get lost)! A few years ago, I quit my job and spent six weeks in Seattle making 3D models for a no-budget … Continue reading

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