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Dremel’s $1000 Idea Builder hopes to bring 3D printing to the masses | ExtremeTech

Idea Builder

“3D printers are no longer gigantic DIY monstrosities that you have to assemble yourself, but they are far from being a consumer-ready solution — until now, perhaps.”

Dremel’s $1000 Idea Builder hopes to bring 3D printing to the masses | ExtremeTech.

Focus On Building Net Worth Even More Than Growing Income | Financial Samurai

There’s even more uncertainty involved with your day job income. We all think our income will continue to grow to the sky for decades, but one day it’ll likely stop growing.

Focus On Building Net Worth Even More Than Growing Income | Financial Samurai.

The 6 Qualities All DIYers Have — Do You?

“Look closely and you’ll find them. They tool around in old trucks with homemade campers, they create wild sculptures from scrap metal, they fix what’s broken and improve what’s not, and they putter contentedly in basements and garages deep into the night. These are the DIYers — the tinkerers, the eccentrics, the handymen and handywomen who ingeniously reclaim, remake, and recycle bits of our world every day. ”

The 6 Qualities All DIYers Have — Do You?.

How Google’s self-driving cars detect and avoid obstacles | ExtremeTech

Google Car

“The LIDAR system bolted to the top of Google’s self-driving car is crucially mportant for several reasons. First, it’s highly accurate up to a range of 100 meters. There are a few detection technologies on the car that work at greater distances, but not with the kind of accuracy you get from a laser.”

How Google’s self-driving cars detect and avoid obstacles | ExtremeTech.

Sony’s wild new cameras for your smartphone offer big zoom and lens flexibility | The Verge

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“20.4-megapixel QX30, which delivers 30x optical zoom and the sort of reach that smartphone owners can typically only dream about. Just how far can it get you? The 35mm equivalent works out to 24-720mm, so the QX30 opens up all sorts of creative possibilities. Just don’t expect any low-light miracles from its f/3.5-6.3 aperture range. If you thought the prior QX lens cameras looked silly attached to a smartphone, this one’s even more awkward when fully extended. But it’ll still fit in a coat pocket without any trouble when turned off.”

Sony’s wild new cameras for your smartphone offer big zoom and lens flexibility | The Verge.