Dinarius = digital interest
22 December 2013

Bitcoin Mining - second day, two units

296I mentioned my miner cranking over 50% what it was intended to do – I was wrong. There was mention I missed that late orders of the 5 will be bumped up to 7 GHS. So both are still ahead of their marks, but only by a touch.

cgminer BTC projections

20 December 2013

Bitcoin Mining - Day 01, unit 01

Bitcoin mining isn’t for everyone. It’s technical nature is a wild preventive. That its origins are relatively unknown can be a turn off. Serious money people and brokers still turn their noses up and everyone is on the fence when they remember the great Tulip craze in Holland. But…

Butterfly Labs 5/GHs miner

12 June 2013

The resolution of Google Glass

Google has never feared the future and seldom lead the path to the future as concerns end user consumers. With Google Glass however, people are curious. Regardless of all the privacy news and questions that arise when someone is looking at you with direct access to 16GB of memory strapped to their heads, what’s the resolution of the working parts? A teardown of the business end of a pair of glasses reveals a crystal clear future.

5 June 2013

Mind that Jeep in front!

Chrysler said NO to a recall triggered by dangerous gas tank positions at the rear. Accidents could rupture the tank, perhaps harmlessly at first, but cause a leak of fuel, even a small one, and cause significant troubles before too long. More important to Chrysler refusing to comply (too expensive at this point) is the fact that lots of college kids or anyone looking for a used Jeep might bump into the models in question. These are they…

24 May 2013

The beginning is coming

“The end is coming!” So cry many for the slightest shift in a new direction; new directions always more edgy and dangerous by virtue of their being new/different and strange. The new commonplace that’s targeting everyone’s imagination is guns, the 3D printed variety. Good for one shot, ubiquitous and untraceable. The end is coming! What’s most strange? Guns or that citizens who apply themselves can build, at home, complex machines that alter life and death?

Power in the hands of the people…

28 February 2013

LEAP Motion controller shipping in May'13

If you haven’t see how it works, give that LEAP website a look. Control of your PC with just your fingertips and gestures in the air – People following the Leap have been waiting patiently for news of when we can get our hands on, or “on” the device. It came this morning.

Leap Motion Controller

14 November 2012

GoPro HERO3 $399 ceiling. Wow

Visit the site and see the images this thing creates. People are dropping more on cell phones that wow me like this thing does. Now all I have to do is learn to base jump.

Ridiculously affordable UltraHD Hero3 camera

1 August 2012

Sony Style

I don’t know of a company that researches and develops as many flops and failures and near hits and curiosities as SONY. There’s an old expression: The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas. Today, Samsung has dragged into public view the idea that Apple copied SONY back in 2005 in the court case about the iPhone design that Apple says Samsung stole. I don’t know how the “two wrongs make a right” defense seemed like a defense, but more to the point, Sony has led the way in media and design quietly for years taking countless mis-steps along the way. Let’s have a look at wonderful products you’ve never heard of!

29 June 2012

Tablet computers - Resolution

The true danger of getting a tablet other than Apple’s iPad (and there are some out there) is that support may just up and vanish. But that’s only for wimps. If you DON’T need constant hand-holding tech support, can’t wait for Microsoft’s Surface, aren’t afraid of Android and shrug at the very notion of ‘app stores’, then perhaps this first look of several at tablet varieties will interest you. Today, the screen resolution of Android-based tablets.

Tablet alternatives to the iPad

10 April 2012

Taking pictures through a telescope

There’s lots of ways to get frustrated. I find adjusting telescope lenses and trying to shoot photographs through them to be a winner. It takes a sick amount of familiarity and having hacked a 6-inch Newtonian together in about 72 hours, I’m a lot more familiar with other things. So I thought I’d practice in the daytime to cut my teeth a little.

Photographs through a telescope