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#3701 2017-02-24 14:17:09

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

A photographer captured retro album covers in front of their real life London locations

http://www.thisisinsider.com/album-cove … rs-later-6

http://static1.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a46-1112/moodie0016907.jpg

http://static5.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a4a-1200/john-holt-2000-volts-of-holt-trojan-records-1976-rephotographed-in-holland-park-london-w14-39-years-later.jpg

http://static5.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a4b-1200/peter-tosh-buk-in-hamm-palace-rolling-stones-1979-rephotographed-at-buckingham-palace-london-sw1-36-years-later.jpg

http://static2.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a4c-1200/smiley-culture-cockney-translation-fashion-records-1984-rephotographed-on-plough-road-london-sw11-32-years-later.jpg

http://static3.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a4d-1200/various-artists-harder-shade-of-black-santic-1974-rephotographed-in-hackney-downs-london-e5-42-years-later.jpg

http://static4.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a4e-1200/carroll-thompson-hopelessly-in-love-carib-gems-1981-rephotographed-on-milton-avenue-london-nw10-34-years-later.jpg

http://static2.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a4f-1200/dandy-livingstone-your-musical-doctor-downtown-1969-rephotographed-at-molesey-lock-london-kt8-46-years-later.jpg

http://static3.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a50-1200/pat-kelley-pat-kelley-sings-pama-1969-rephotographed-at-the-albert-memorial-london-sw7-46-years-later.jpg

http://static4.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a51-1200/al-campbell-rainy-days-hawkeye-1978-rephotographed-in-king-edward-vii-park-london-nw10-38-years-later.jpg

http://static1.thisisinsider.com/image/5846ba1bdd08953c448b4a52-1200/jah-woosh-religious-dread-trojan-1978-rephotographed-at-the-parish-church-of-saint-john-the-evangelist-kensal-green-london-w10-38-years-later.jpg

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#3702 2017-02-24 14:29:25

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

That's really cool.  up up

I'm diggin the fact that there are all those old reggae names in there. I used to be a really big reggae head. Most of those artists were from the period before my musical sweet spot/ area of expertise (which was generally early 80s-mid 90s roots and lovers' rock). Also cool that those covers were shot in London, which is a place with so much history for the reggae scene. I am fortunate to have had a chance to have spent a semester in London around 1995 and I caught a bunch of shows there. The scene was lit.  heart


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#3703 2017-02-28 15:29:03

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread


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#3704 2017-03-01 10:50:45

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

lol

I'd head of the Mandala Effect before, but only in reference to the Barenstein Bears.


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#3705 2017-03-09 11:21:03

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

Flippy

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2 … -day-work/

I use these robots for my automation projects, the one pictured is a UR5. They are very versatile and easy to use, cost for this model is $35k. They are collaborative and can sense resistance when they contact an object, so they don't need large protective cages around them. The UR5 in the video is set at a slow pace, about 20% of maximum velocity and acceleration, but they do get more dangerous to work around at higher speeds. Persoanaly I am most impressed by the vision software and the fact that it ties in to a thermal camera.


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#3706 2017-03-31 10:43:11

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

Want so hard:


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#3707 2017-04-01 00:15:39

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

ERP wrote:

Flippy

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2 … -day-work/

I use these robots for my automation projects, the one pictured is a UR5. They are very versatile and easy to use, cost for this model is $35k. They are collaborative and can sense resistance when they contact an object, so they don't need large protective cages around them. The UR5 in the video is set at a slow pace, about 20% of maximum velocity and acceleration, but they do get more dangerous to work around at higher speeds. Persoanaly I am most impressed by the vision software and the fact that it ties in to a thermal camera.

I have a ur10 in my office.


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#3708 2017-04-03 11:12:07

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

What kind of task is it performing? Do you get work with or program it?


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#3709 2017-04-03 12:45:08

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

ERP wrote:

What kind of task is it performing? Do you get work with or program it?

It will be loading / unloading test fixtures if we can work out the rest of the system design. I've had some introductory training on how to program it, but that responsibility seems to be falling primarily to a colleague. But I will make sure I get some time on it- it's too cool not to.

Any tips?


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#3710 2017-04-03 15:20:40

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

Link waypoints of the same name, then when you modify one, all get updated
Blend the radius between move waypoints, makes for much smoother and quicker operation. The robot will automatically select the largest blend radius, but tthis can occasionally cause the robot to crash, so just test a smaller radius if that occurs.
If you toggle the advanced feature of a waypoint you can modify that individual waypoint's velocity and accelerations.
Use subroutines for repeated operations to reduce the length of the code. Its the 'Call' function.
Do not blend the radius of the last waypoint of a subroutine. The robot will fault out and act as if it has crashed.

Last edited by ERP (2017-04-03 15:24:42)


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#3711 2017-04-03 16:24:03

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

ERP wrote:

Link waypoints of the same name, then when you modify one, all get updated
Blend the radius between move waypoints, makes for much smoother and quicker operation. The robot will automatically select the largest blend radius, but tthis can occasionally cause the robot to crash, so just test a smaller radius if that occurs.
If you toggle the advanced feature of a waypoint you can modify that individual waypoint's velocity and accelerations.
Use subroutines for repeated operations to reduce the length of the code. Its the 'Call' function.
Do not blend the radius of the last waypoint of a subroutine. The robot will fault out and act as if it has crashed.

Thanks!


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#3712 2017-04-11 16:30:45

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

I'm always skeptical when I see a YouTube video with the beginning title "Wolds Best...". But after seeing the video, this arcade console looks awesome. So awesome that I am suspicious that I am missing something. It's made in Britain and is expensive at $2,500. But the amount of consoles and games it contains appears staggering. (And yes, I'm sure a DIY version is cheaper and could be better, but there is no way I have the time to build one of these.)

No need to watch the entire video, just the first few minutes give you an idea what what it contains.

Last edited by ERP (2017-04-11 16:33:01)


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#3713 2017-04-15 16:36:58

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Re: The Cool Shit Thread

Video games are getting better and better.

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