LOUVERS! REBEL COPTER! SEGA PLUTO! TV TITLES! – WIRed #45

http://blip.tv/practitionerd/louvers-rebel-copter-sega-pluto-tv-titles-wired-45-6581426 This week on Episode 45 (wow) of WIRed, I talk about louvers, louvers, LOUVERS, a Confederate Army helicopter, the existence of the SEGA Pluto, and the world championship…of TELEVISION. Also, SWEEPING. ———————————— ARCHITECTURE: https://thepractitionerd.com/2013/04/29/louvers-vertical-louvers-all-over-nothing-but-louvers TECHNOLOGY: https://thepractitionerd.com/2013/04/30/check-this-crazy-confederate-copter GAMING: https://thepractitionerd.com/2013/05/01/get-your-own-sega-pluto-console-not-really PRO WRESTLING: https://thepractitionerd.com/2013/05/02/respect-the-wcw-world-television-championship-son ———————————— BLOG: thepractitionerd.com FACEBOOK: facebook.com/ThePractitioNERD TWITTER: twitter.com/PractitioNERD PINTEREST: pinterest.com/PractitioNERD INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/PractitioNERD GOOGLE+: gplus.to/ThePractitioNERD TUMBLR: thepractitionerd.tumblr.com FLICKR: flickr.com/pages/ThePractitioNERD ———————————— The PractitioNERD Store: http://www.thepractitionerdstore.blogspot.com & … Continue reading LOUVERS! REBEL COPTER! SEGA PLUTO! TV TITLES! – WIRed #45

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Check This Crazy Confederate ‘Copter!

While the old, reliable war tactics of horse-riding and open field combat were utilized in the 1860’s, the advent of the repeating rifle was brand, spanking new to warfare and deemed to be frommmmm thhhheee fuuuutureeeeee… But that wasn’t the only new piece of high-tech in the era, as the Confederacy were deep into plans for creating their own helicopter.  You read that correct: A CIVIL WAR ERA HELICOPTER! Now that would have been something new and innovative; contrasting from the old-fashioned practice of an “unpaid, disrespected workforce.” Wink, wink.   Continue reading “Check This Crazy Confederate ‘Copter!”

Autonomous Plane from MIT Makes a Parking Garage Into A Slalom Course

Have you ever flown those remote-controlled airplanes and helicopters indoors?  If so, you might remember how it may have taken a while to learn the controls properly to get your flying device going forward fast. That, and learning how to avoid any and every obstacle locating inside your house.  Thanks to the plane designed by the Robust Robotics Group at MIT, we may in fact have finally found an exception to that.  Check out the video after the break.   Continue reading “Autonomous Plane from MIT Makes a Parking Garage Into A Slalom Course”