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posted by sysrpl on Thursday June 6, 2019 10:22 AM
A buyer returned a laptop I sold them loosely placed in a cardboard box. Now it is physically broken in several places. Did they break it and packed it poorly on return conceal that fact, or are they oblivious to common logic as to how to pack and ship a weighty piece of fragile electronics?

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posted by sysrpl on Sunday April 21, 2019 10:52 PM
I've been tinkering with building electronics and have needed to fabricate a few parts. A few days ago I found OpenSCAD and as a programmer I love the idea of doing solid object modeling using purely source code to define 3D shapes. OpenSCAD is fairly limited by itself, but if it doesn't do something you can always program it to do what you want. Here is a small OpenSCAD module to render rounded boxes.

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posted by sysrpl on Friday April 19, 2019 11:58 AM
I've been waiting for the Muller report to find one single fact. Who asked Michael Flynn to call the Russian ambassador and negotiate no retaliation in response to the Obama administration imposing new sanctions on Russia?

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posted by sysrpl on Monday February 25, 2019 11:12 AM
Have a look at this project I am working on. I'm using Kinect motion and 3D scanning sensors to track the position and orientation of peoples faces. Then I use that information to change the camera perspective in virtual pinball table simulators to make it seem as if the flat image has real depth.

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posted by sysrpl on Thursday February 7, 2019 4:58 PM
Spectrum recently implemented a new $5 reduction policy which applies to existing customers in my area. This policy prevents anyone from saving any more than $5 on their cable, internet, or phone services billing.

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posted by sysrpl on Sunday June 3, 2018 6:25 PM
I am happy to release to you the sources to my shell controls package. This package provides a set of Pascal controls and functions related to replicating different parts of Microsoft Windows Explorer program in your own native Pascal applications.

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posted by sysrpl on Saturday September 9, 2017 8:12 PM
Here is a video composite of hurricane Irma using high resolution satellite imagery. The video was put together using stills from the new NOAA GOES-16 satellite put into operation earlier this year.

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posted by sysrpl on Wednesday February 15, 2017 5:30 AM
There have been a lot of recent revelations about President Donald Trump, his staff, and their connections to Russia. Last night ABC news put together a few of them into one extended series of facts.

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