* Posts by Andrew W. Hill

3 publicly visible posts • joined 22 Aug 2007

Message storm turns DHS email list into social networking utility

Andrew W. Hill

Against man's stupidity, the gods themselves contend in vain.

Friedrich von Schiller said it first, but Asimov used it in The Gods Themselves.

London man coughs to 172mph Porsche jaunt

Andrew W. Hill


There's a huge difference between 125 and 172. Somewhere around 150 my stomach reaches down and pulls my foot off the accelerator. I can barely see far enough in front of me (even in perfect conditions on a straight track) to be able to react to anything at those speeds.

iRobot unveils new Roomba auto-vacuums

Andrew W. Hill

Alternate Use

Check out the SOMA Project (http://www.thesomaproject.net/) for some interesting swarm research that uses the iRobot as a base.