Session 8

March 21, 2017

Fish want to live in my house

Paul Rogers

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Summary:

  • Paul has 2,500 gallons of salt water in his house
  • Paul programmed a lighting system to simulate that of a real reef
  • Paul will be working on this tank for over 4 years (probably more by the time he's done)
  • Paul is a huge nerd, and I mean this in the most complimentary and envious way

How to Buy the Perfect Mattress (online)

David Kleinman

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Summary:

Build Your Own Racing Drone

Jon Kinder

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Summary:

  • Drone Racing League is totally a real thing
  • Most racing drones are DIY
  • Step 1. Buy parts
  • Step 2. Finish drone
  • Good link resources in slide deck!

Car Parts

Joel Garza

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Summary:

  • Dimming lights and goofy sounds- check the battery
  • Battery dates are stupid
  • Parts are expensive. It's still way cheaper to replace stuff yourself
  • RMN has car part discounts!

How to Tell When Someone's Lying

Kate & Speed

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Summary:

  • Your brain gives you away before you have a chance to lie
  • Cognitive Overload = cheat button for getting people to admit (and believe) stuff
  • If you want to be successful, wear the same clothes every day. Not like, the same textile, just the same outfit. Have one outfit but multiple copies of it... just... nevermind.
  • Confabulation is a real word, allegedly.
  • It's not just one thing, it's many things that make a liar

Burning Man

Phil Bowman

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Summary:

  • NOT a music fest or fire party
  • There is lots of fire involved, but, it's not about that, necessarily
  • It's a temporary city...
  • devoted to art...
  • sharing culture...
  • and self expression.
  • Also the weather is weird so be prepared to experience all of it. All of the weather.
  • Oh, and also dirt cleaning.

Applying False Eyelashes

Samantha McWilliams

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Summary:

  • Latex free lash glue + lash applicator is A+
  • Step 1. Clamp
  • Step 2. Glue on lash band
  • Step 3. Wait some seconds for tack
  • Step 4. Shake uncontrollably
  • Step 5. Slap on face & press