Computer Control Waterfall Display (Video)

Computer Control Waterfall Display (Video)

This waterfall fountain inside a Japanese mall is controlled by computers. Getting those gates to open and close at just the right times to allow the right water flow to make those shapes is actually much trickier than it looks.

The House That C++ Built – Loren Amelang

The House That C++ Built – Loren Amelang

C++ programing pioneer Loren Amelang shows off his solar smart house in Mendocino County. The fully off-grid cabin uses computer monitoring to control and regulate solar electric, water and air.

The home is fully wired with 120v AC and 24v DC.

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Video: Hacking and Cracking With Lifehacker

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Lifehacker’s evil band of hackers take you on a tour of the dark side — Cracking Windows Passwords, Padlocks, and Wi-Fi.

DIY Outside Air PC Cooler

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If you don’t want to waste those expensive watts to cool your PC during the winter, check out this simple DIY cooler solution that harness the frigid outside are to cool your case. A piece of plywood, a scotch brite pad, flexible duct, and a quick connect is all you need. …

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Linux Media Center PC

Linux Media Center PC

I have always been fascinated by media center PCs. Now I’m not talking a heavy windows PC running Windows Media Center Edition. I want a lightweight simple system that can access my media from a large hardrive or a Network Attached Storage server. Ideally I want a DVR built in as well as a …

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700MHz Dell Refurb OptiPlex Celeron for $47.91

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Need a cheap file server, Linux machine, or emailing machine? How about a refurbished 700MHz Celeron for $47.91. It’s really bare-bones, with only 128MB of RAM, a 10GB hard drive, Windows 2000 (not installed), onboard Video and Audio, two PCI slots, one AGP slot, and four USB slots.

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Complete HOW-TO Myth TV

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Complete Myth TV guide. This site take you step by step through the process of setting up a Myth TV box. The website is I Make Projects, they are trying to build a new project every two weeks. Looks like a promising site to me.

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Webbs Mame project

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Growing up, arcades were all the rage. I remember going after school just to watch local Street Fighter 2 masters fight it out at the arcade. Arcades are long gone with popularity of the home video games, like the PS2 and Xbox. If you always wanted a arcade at home, just make one. …

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Computer Chopper Mod

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A computer in a motorcycle, what will they think of next. Russell Thomas of Chopper Computers recently designed this great computer mod as a prototype. Then company hopes to sell high end computer with a motorcycle theme. The computer is water cooled, with the gas tanks holding the distilled water for the cooling. …

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Humidor CL Server Mini ITX

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With the revolution of smaller and smaller computers, the mini itx has recently gain popularity of many modders. The form factor is small and feature rich. While their are may mods out their, the Humidor CL Server stands out in my mind as one of the most elegant. The mini itx computer was …

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