Monthly Archives: November 2013

A mechanical computer that aims guns, an alarm clock, and leaping from a train

This is an amazing ┬átraining video for the Navy from the 1950’s on their mechanical computer used to control guns on the ship. I learned a lot about how certain mechanisms work and it also helped me to better understand … Continue reading

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Noisebridge Hackerspace, creating a community bank and modern machines in ancient China!

Its been a great week of unschooling! On Tuesday I went to Noisebridge, probably the most popular hacker space in the Bay Area. It was abustle! Equipment-wise they have a laser cutter, a wood shop, a few 3D printers, a … Continue reading

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Udacity’s Intro to Computer Science course and Snowden Leaks article

I resumed my Intro to Computer Science course I am taking for free on Udacity.com. I took some time away from it because it got more difficult and I was lost. I realized that I just needed to go back … Continue reading

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