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The Idiot’s Guide to Bearable Computing - Video Edition

The Idiot’s Guide to Bearable Computing – Video Edition

Facetime. Skype. Google Hangouts. WebRTC. Telepresence. Teleconference. Whatevs.

Real-time video communication is – literally – in our faces at every turn.

Well then – why is so much of it so horrifically terrible to participate in?

You know what I’m talking about.

You schedule an interview with a prospective employee, who dials in from a crowded Starbucks (check). You connect with an important…

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TECHNOLOGY SERVICES NICK NACK - DONE DEAL

TECHNOLOGY SERVICES NICK NACK – DONE DEAL

My little 3D project – a Hendrix College Technology Services Nick Nack (Hockey Puck, Coaster, Factory, Dreidel, Whatev) – is now done.

Technology Services Nick Nack

It’s a Done Deal

What did I learn?

That if you have a bad start, you will have a bad finish. On one of the runs for one of the longer parts of the build (4 hour build time!), the job was started with the build plate having a torn surface. This object has large,…

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