Monthly Archives: October 2017

(Old) Computer Humor

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Another “Flying Bridge” is Ready to Impress

A new “flying bridge” has been just opened to the public in downtown Moscow. Technically, “flying” means it is a cantilever bridge without supporting columns, built to impress and to look good. At least, it isn’t built to scare folks, … Continue reading

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Computer Humor

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Another Robot Falls

I posted about the new step in the robot evolution, Asimo, and about some funny robot falls before. This post adds a bit to the “falling robots” subject 🙂  If you are not interested in the entire 5 min video, go … Continue reading

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Evolution of Video Games and Graphics since 1962

It is so easy not to see the forest behind the trees…  Look for the details and miss the bigger picture.  This excellent video shows in 10 minutes the amazing progress in video gaming and in graphics in the last … Continue reading

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Why Wings Don’t Fall Off Planes

This quick post is a reminder for those of us who get nervous during flight turbulence, and when we look out of the plane window at the wing bending up and down: it is designed to tolerate this level of … Continue reading

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