Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by azz at 2006-04-21 20:51
A wind-powered device that points a laser at upcoming flares from Iridium satellites.
And it's all run off a GBA with an off-the-shelf FPGA-powered user port board.
(It's a pity the XPort's so ridiculously expensive -- $150 for a cheap PCB with a $20 FPGA on it! -- else I'd be tempted to get one to play with...)
Posted by David at 2006-04-21 19:44
The Now Show
"What's the most foolhardy thing that you have attempted and what was the result?"
"I attempted to use a steam stripper to remove wallpaper.
"I did wonder why the water went into such a small hole and then leaked so much.
"Electric sanders should be labelled more clearly."