Archive for June 2003

2003-06-23 – Batteries on test

Previously, I have avoided the new “super batteries” using Lithium technology, since they were limited in current for high-drain applications, high cost, and liable to go dead just as quick as normal batteries {\”Who left this on? The batteries are $&%* dead!\”} However, the perfect thing to try them in has got to be my…

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2003-06-16 – Two hiaku

Below are two Hiaku I wrote. Apparently the plural of hiaku is hiaku. A bit like sheep then… > Invention ain’t easy, > Blood, sweat, tears all involved. > Like stuffing a goat. > Syllables five, then > syllables seven, next, five. > Thus is the hiaku.

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2003-06-12 – A home-made cruise missile!

A chap in New Zealand has decided that the best way to test his home-made pulsejet and turbine engines is to build a cruise missile test bed system. Sounds like a good reason to me! www.aardvark.co.nz is his website, with lots of tech news, etc., and www.aardvark.co.nz/pjet/ will take you straight to the action! A…

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2003-06-04 – Bandwidth of a lifetime – Reloaded

Seems I missed out on something. The update I did on “Bandwidth of a lifetime” wasn’t from complete sources. Computer Weekly kind of missed out on the most important thing about the DARPA plan – it is designed to draw inferences and be a full record of an unwilling participants’ life. The idea, according to…

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