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Connected world paradigm

Arstechnica summarized it well how smartphones are so prevalent in our daily lives…

"TL;DR: We all like our phones, but we all kinda hate that we like 'em so much."

#smartphones #boonandbane

Originally shared by +Ars Technica

TL;DR: We all like our phones, but we all kinda hate that we like 'em so much

Drone ballet in front of Mt. Fuji

A fun drone ballet performed in front of Mount Fuji in Japan. The drones and LED synchronized well with the music. An impressive undertaking by Sky Magic (

Sky Magic writes:

This was done so by utilizing more than 20 units of these flying machines, flight swarming formations, music, and 16,500 LED lights to combine into a single audio visual extravaganza. Furthermore, we are able to control the flying machines, visual and audio aspects concurrently, using the DMX512 [light controller]

#drone #skymagic #notmyvideo #mtfuji #japan

InFocus – Kangaroo Plus mini PC 1

The portable pc on a stick is still a niche area but Intel's offering is a bit bare still. InFocus seems to be trying to fill that gap with increased ram and storage for a general pc. $169.00 USD isn't bad but not sure what niche it fills other than possible office environments to replace standard desktop PCs.

#minipc #compustick #kangaroo

Kangaroo Plus pocket PC one-ups Compute Stick with twice the RAM, storage
It’s a decent deal at $170, though it doesn’t include an operating system.