A Fascination With Experience
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The world is full of amazing things that defy easy categorization, and I run into them all the time. This is where they go.
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My New $55 Raspberry Pi Workstation

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I've written about the new Raspberry Pi computer before. Well, I recently ordered one and it showed up yesterday, weeks earlier than expected! So last night I flashed an SD card with the latest Raspbian image and set it all up this morning...
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The Donnybrook Writing Academy - Jason Wells is BadAssery, Defined

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"The Donnybrook Writing Academy Sat Down with our Favorite Renegade-Maker-Poet!"

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Becoming a Maker

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I love creating things, and always have. But for most of my life, the things I made were very abstract and had little or no physical substance. Since I was a kid, it's been in the world of software, and to a lesser extent, writing.
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Some day, we'll see those old videos in hi-def | Brad Ideas

Some day, we'll see those old videos in hi-def | Brad Ideas | A Fascination With Experience | Scoop.it

Tomorrow: not just upconvert, but actually upgrade VHS into HD http://jason.wells.me/go/63/

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Unseen Titanic - Photo Gallery - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine

Unseen Titanic - Photo Gallery - Pictures, More From National Geographic Magazine | A Fascination With Experience | Scoop.it
At 2:20 a.m.on April 15, 1912, the...
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Populist BIL conference lurks in TED's shadow

Populist BIL conference lurks in TED's shadow | A Fascination With Experience | Scoop.it
Did your invitation to this year's TED conference get lost in the mail? Or perhaps you just don't want to pony up the $7,500 needed to attend the cerebrally super-powered conference.
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Random Album Art

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Got a rockin' band... but you all suck at graphic design? Can't even come up with your band name? Generally lacking any inspiration whatsoever? No worries. Generate your own album art the easy way!
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What is it like to have an understanding of very advanced mathematics?

This is truly illuminating.

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North Korea: What is it like to visit North Korea?

North Korea: What is it like to visit North Korea? | A Fascination With Experience | Scoop.it

"A remarkable firsthand account of a US tourist in North Korea."

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Kristie Poi Spinning

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I just rediscovered an old set of photos and I'd like to share them with you. My friend Kristie Allen came to visit for a week in July 2004. One night we went out to the backyard and she spun glow poi.
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Incredible light statues by Makoto Tojiki

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Photos of the light statues of Makoto Tojiki. I think this kind of light sculpture is stunning. http://jason.wells.me/go/68/

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i.materialise launches DMLS: You can now 3d print in Titanium | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in)

i.materialise launches DMLS: You can now 3d print in Titanium | i.materialise 3D Printing Service Blog - watch us make the future (feel free to join in) | A Fascination With Experience | Scoop.it

3D printing in titanium. Does it get more awesome than this?

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Dakota Candles

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FTA: "A recent viral video stitching together time-lapse footage from the International Space Station wowed viewers with a view of earth never seen before... the fires of natural gas being flared off from thousands of wells in the Bakken oil shale formation... [the] frozen landscape blazing with "Dakota candles" is truly apocalyptic."

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Geo-physicist Tries to Recreate an Ice Age Ecosystem in Siberia to Prevent the Release of 500 Billion Tons of CO2

Geo-physicist Tries to Recreate an Ice Age Ecosystem in Siberia to Prevent the Release of 500 Billion Tons of CO2 | A Fascination With Experience | Scoop.it
Geo-physicist Sergei Zimov is trying to recreate an ice age eco-system in Siberia -- dubbed the Pleistocene Park -- in order to prevent the release of 500 billion tons of CO2...
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Lindsay and his Robotic Giraffe

I ran into Lindsay at a sushi bar the other day. Here he is with his robotic giraffe at Maker Faire. I've seen him on the playa in 2007 and first at Xara... way back when. Stay tuned, I predict more creative things to come.
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The New ARM Sweet Spot

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The release of Raspberry Pi is around the corner, just a few weeks away. I'm looking forward to it.
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Chime.In

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Chime.in has clearly hit escape velocity, at least judging from the number of followers I suddenly got yesterday. It's worth a look, if you haven't seen it yet; it's like the love child of Twitter and Quora.

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Dust to Dust: Black Rock City

This is a time-lapse video of Black Rock City as it appeared for Burning Man 2011: There's something very soothing about the playa experience presented this unique way, as a familiar object from an unfamiliar perspective.
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