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  • Why Letting Your Insurance Company Monitor How You Drive Can Be a Good Thing
    By on November 15, 2013 | 1 Comment1 Comment  Comments

    Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes “Kim Gittleson reports at BBC that car insurance firms like Progressive are trying to convince consumers that letting them monitor their driving behavior is actually a good thing. They say that the future of car insurance is not just being able to monitor individual drivers to give them lower prices, but also to make them better drivers. ‘Now that we can observe directly how people drive, we think this will change the way (more…)

  • Makerbot Thing-o-Matic 3D Printer Review
    By on January 21, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    rsk points out this “review of the $1200 Makerbot Thing-o-Matic 3D printer. After a 16-hour self-assembly and a few weeks of use, a blown PSU was replaced with a higher powered PSU via a mod to the Thing-o-Matic. Video of the Thing-o-Matic printing out little solar panel mounts from Google Sketch-up included in the review. Final thoughts suggest that the Thing-o-Matic is not a great gift for non-engineers: ‘You need a decent understanding of robotics, (more…)

  • Women, we love you…but this is the thing we HATE about you the most [image]
    By on November 9, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    And I’ll submit that this is every guy’s #1 pet peeve about women. Guys, am I right?


  • The Jeff Dunham Show Is The Worst Thing In The Entire World
    By on October 25, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Before I talk about the premiere of The Jeff Dunham Show on Comedy Central, I would first like to issue a couple of apologies. I’m sorry, Jay Leno, I was wrong…


  • Gamer’s Facial Expression Cloning- Next Big Thing in Gaming?
    By on October 5, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    A group of researchers are reporting on a new setup, which could finally result in every facial expression made by a gamer be cloned to the avatars face. The results produced by this method are truly amazing. Commercialization of this could be a big change in multiplayer game’s immersiveness.