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Ingress: Dangers and First Impressions

Ingress: Dangers and First Impressions

I push through the front doors of the US Post Office, my eyes still glued to my Ingress exotic matter (XM) scanner. I’m so going to hack this portal! “Target Acquired,” my cell phone chirped and loud enough for a few other patrons to notice. Oh crap, I may have just made a poor life decision, I thought as I glanced around the federal building. Ingress is a new augmented reality game created by Google’s Niantic Labs. Imagine …

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Hello World Update

Hello World Update

It’s been awhile since my last real update and a lot’s been going on. First, the good people of Popular Mechanics reached out to me earlier this year about the squirrel/sentry gun project and did a little write-up about it in their September 2012 issue. Having grown up on Popular Mechanics it was very cool and flattering. (I’m still tempted to send away for plans to build a flying ship out of ordinary household vacuum cleaners.) I …

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Fair Well Gentoo…

Fair Well Gentoo…

I get the feeling I am bit late to the party. It looks like the Gentoo exodus probably began sometime after Daniel Robbins stepped down as chief architect and things slowly began to crumble. I stuck it out over the years hoping that things would get better and the distro would return to its glory days. My Gentoo boxes slowly started getting less and less attention due to fears that an upgrade might break something. …

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