Wot u do with .net

All the fun things you can do with .net from extending Media Centre to robotics to game development.

June, 2008

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    Mashed 08: The pictures....

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    During a long weekend of fun and excitement it helps to have pictures to remind you exactly what you got up to. Mmm - maybe not... This is my 'Aces High - Eddie' impression in the social flight sim. Search on Iron Maiden if you're still clueless.  ...
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    Mashed 08: Landed safely

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    We completed our flight  - stirred on music of great endeavour (The Great Escape, Dam Busters, Top Gun (!)). I buzzed LA at Mach 25, dipped the undercarriage in San Francisco bay as passed by the Golden Gate Bridge, and found the Grand Canyon (several...
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    Mashed 08: Day 2

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    A lot of survivors this morning :-). Projects are developing, only a few more hours to go. I have the 0900 leg to fly in the social flight sim  -apparently we have to go from Anchorage to San Francisco. My nav tells me she wants to go via the Grand...
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    Mashed 08: Wotudo blimp flies again

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    Taking inspiration from numerous Disney cartoons the Wotudo.net blimp flies again!
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    Mashed 08: STOP THE PRESS - Blimp escapes

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    An adhesive failure between the gondola and the blimp enabled the blimp to break free. It is now on the roof in the West Hall at Alexander Palace :-(    Calling Urban Junkie I need a replacement blimp balloon!!!
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    Mashed 08: Wotudo Blimp

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    It start out as a simple bit of fun but with the help of old and new friends at Mashed 08 it turned into a real 'mashed activity! It first flew with simple Wotudo.net branding (my other blog) - I wasn't sure if the vinyl lettering (from Signprint.co.uk...
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    Mashed 08 more code

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    Here is the very simple Twitter service I built for the Twitter Blimp - you'll need this to make the other Mashed 08 public code work. A very basic service, it connects to the public xml timeline from Twitter and takes the first tweet. If that tweet differs...
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    Mashed 08 Star log Day 1 14:00

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    Now recorded on a pod cast for the Imperial College London. Just seen the zero carbon plane being built. It is going to virtually fly round the world tonight, there'll be a public KLM for people to hang things from. Looking at plotting their progress...
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    Mashed08 star log Day 1 13:00

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    Done my session  - good audience size, seemed to be good interest. There are at least a couple of robot applications happening :-) Here are my demo resources that I showed: ZipFile Nao doing the Haka was well received as the Twitter Blimp :-)
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    Get prep'ed for Mashed08

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    I will be showing the Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio at Mashed08 this weekend. If you are also going to be there and fancy playing with robot programming and simulation building there are some bits you can set up on your machine in advanced. First...
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    Paper art droids!

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    I am a committed geek. And on top of that (or is it a mandatory element?) a robotics hobbyist and Star Wars fan. So guess how excited I am to find this little blog post at Geek Dad! Yes you can make paper models of your favourite droids or other Star...
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    Get kids programming with Wowwee bots!

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    Getting children into science and technology is one of the big challenges facing UK education today. Getting kids into programming is even harder. Or it used to be. Yesterday I met up with Jane Braybrook and Peter Kibble of Q4 Technologies. Jane (a...
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    BBC Mashed

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    Planning on attending the BBC Backstage Mashed event 21st/22nd July Alexander Palace, London? I hope to see you there! I'll be attending to show off Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio. I'm working on a simulation environment to provide lots of fun...
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    Microsoft Surface at the Rio, LA

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    Well, what can I say; watch the video :-) Video: Microsoft Surface at the Rio in Las Vegas
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    Dream-Build-Play 2008

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    Today the XNA Team has launched Dream-Build-Play 2008 . In Dream-Build-Play 2008 you can build your dream game to compete with other game developers around the world. This year’s contest will feature Xbox360 development only and to ensure that everyone...
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