Broadcast Engineer at BellMedia, Computer history buff, compulsive deprecated, disparate hardware hoarder, R/C, robots, arduino, RF, and everything in between.
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Maker creates a tiny PVC tube instrument, plays "Popcorn"

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An impressive amount of planning, trial, and error went into this rendition of Gershon Kingsley "Popcorn" played on a homemade percussion instrument made of narrow PVC pipe.

Here's the original as it appeared on Top of the Pops. Groovy, man! — Read the rest

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13 hours ago
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wow!
Burlington, Ontario
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Cloud computing will remain one of 2021's biggest growth areas –this training explains it all

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Every year, U.S. News and World Report compiles its Best Jobs list – and once again, the venerable news outlet has determined it's pretty great to be a network architect. For another year, the role of computer network architect is on their list of the top 10 technology jobs around, with an unemployment rate of just 0.7% and a median salary of over $112,000 a year. — Read the rest

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Thanks Cloud! Yeah Cloud...
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Excavator extricated

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YouTuber LetsDig18 specializes in recovering excavators that get stuck in the mud, but this was "the worst excavator recovery of my career."

This 41-minute epic struggle with the elements is oddly relaxing.

Image: YouTube / LetsDig18

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The often hunted fibre optic cable finally attacks a defenseless North American backhoe!
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Capitol Police officer had to beg Trump rioters not to kill him with his own gun

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Capitol Police officer Michael Fanone recounts how a mob of Trump rioters surrounded him and started pulling his badge, ammunition, and other equipment from his uniform. — Read the rest

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9 days ago
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He should get a medal.
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Somebody matched scenes from Peanuts TV specials to "Roundabout" and the results are excellent

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A lot of work went into finding snippets from various Peanuts TV specials to make it look like the Peanuts gang is performing "Roundabout" by Yes. The hard work paid off!

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Adafruit interviews Tai Lopez, new owner of RadioShack

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RadioShack is back?! In this video, our friends at Adafruit interviewed Tai Lopez, who is revamping the storied brand.

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