Rubik’s cube solver done in Lego. CubeSolver This robot solves the 3x3x3 Rubik’s Cube®. I started to think about this problem in about August of 2000. In Jan 2001 fellow Mindstorms forums user ‘agiecco’ announced his intention to work on a robotic solution and, simultaneously, I saw that Rubik’s Cubes were on sale at […]

RIP UltraEdit. When you have the right tools in hand, you can get your work done faster. I’m in love with the new version of PSPad. Dunno if it’s going to replace Metapad as ‘Notepad’ on my system, but I’m certainly going to start using this sucker for all of my text file editing. TopStyle […]

Petabox. Man, the Internet Archive is doing all kinds of cool stuff lately: The Petabox is a machine designed to safely store and process one petabyte of information. (If you have a hard time imagining what to do with 1PB of storage, consider the Google Operating System.) [Hack the Planet]

Myth-TV HOWTO. PVRblog: “Tom Walsh has a great article over at Newsforge entitled “A happy MythTV user shows the way” where he walks people through his trials and tribulations in getting MythTV up and running in his entertainment setup. And best yet, he’s honest about its difficulty and cost”… [Too Much News]

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