Table-Talk of Parkus Grammaticus for June 6, 2008
Q: Is this an Ouroboros? A: Kinda sorta.
Dr Adrian Bowyer, a senior lecturer in engineering in the Faculty of Engineering & Design at the University of Bath, has created RepRap, an open source prototype machine that has succeeded in making a duplicate of itself - by printing its own parts and building a clone. —Scientific Blogging
(From Dzyd Mike.)
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Julia sent me this nifty NZ site, Read at Work. Shades of "ed-park.com"?
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SALT to SEAS in six steps—can you do it?! (I tried to do it between the time my plane landed and the time I had to start moving up the aisle, and couldn't come up with the solution in six.)