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Video – Cockpit Views

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Cool cockpit views, get a glimpse of what the pilots see!

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Useful technology, overpriced – OnStar for GM, Chevy vehicles

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Here’s a useful technology that I personally have on my car because I couldn’t opt out unless I got the car with it. The news that OnStar could go black for millions of analog subscribers in ’08 tells only one story, that a useful technology that is overpriced might become useless and still overpriced. I am not bagging on GM for having provided one of the first useful technology to track cars, unlock cars, and all the bit-bang features

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Garrett’s DIY – Upcoming Boe-Bot Hacks – Remote Controlled Insect

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Here’s a video of upcoming boe-bot hacks from Garrett using a Parallax Boe-Bot platform and CUBLOC CB220.as brain. This little creature has couple of cool looking features such as a tail, antennas, and eyes that can be remote-controlled via a regular TV remote-control. HOWTO w

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Youtube Video – Su-27 russian knights – tulip

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Here’s something for the weekend, a russian acrobatic team does a tulip.

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Video – Segway X2 on rugged terrains

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Cool video of Segway X2 on rugged terrains via uniquedaily and techeblog. You can sometimes buy segway in bulk at ebay if you are thinking about starting a Segway Tour company.

….the rugged Segway x2 will go practically anywhere in the wild that you want to go, whether it’s along nature trails, over hilly terrain

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Robot Kit – Parallax Boe-bot

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Here’s our new boe-bot kit we got yesterday, it looks really cool. You can do some neat stuff like make a infrared sensors so the boe-bot detects objects and uses couple servos to run the wheels.

We are going to start hacking it a little…hopefully we can get one of those RC car motors in it and make it go kinda faster…

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DIY – Add Electric Motor to your bike

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Courtesy of Vernon Slaney

I’ve seen groups of electric motor bikers the other day along the 17 mile drive in San Francisco, but here’s some cool links on the web about adding an electric motor to your bike:

The idea of attaching a small electric motor to a bicycle has long been one of my ambitions. When cycling home from work, whichever route I took it was always an up-hill journey

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ZikiWiki – Technology wiki for hackers, diyers, mcu users, plc users, etc…

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ZikiWiki is a technology wiki I created for technology. Well, right now I am just posting some stuff for my work but hopefully, it will get bigger and bigger and become a free useful tool for diyers, hackers, engineers, and etc… Right now it’s in beta testing period, so if you need a place for your information organization, this might be a good place to start.

I thought about how restricted wikipedia was becoming, it’s like a free place that’s not free anymore, but here’s a wi

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200 MPH Radio Controlled Model Jet

Check out this radio controlled model jet that can go pretty darn fast. [gv data=”http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=-8206040318719606251&hl=en” width=”670″ height=”400″][/gv]

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Remote Head-Mount Gyroscope-Controlled Camera Plane

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Cool project, I need one of these…wow.  Check out how you can do a virtual tour of the golf course by flying “virtually”…

“of airplane mounted camera with video goggles and a gyroscope to control the pan of the camera! Watch for the loop-de-loop and rolls! The realistic gages that you can see in the cockpit are a nice touch! I’ll be giving a short KAP presentation with some other aerial

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