About

Gender

Male


Location

Oakland, CA


About Me:

- working as software engineer, experienced programmer - living in piedmont, ca - moderate embedded programming and arduino coding experience - email: marhar@gmail.com feel free to drop me a line!


Please tell us a bit about your UAV interest

- started in RC planes in Summer 2010 - blogging at http://eastbay-rc.com


Hometown:

Piedmont, CA


Activity Feed

Mark Harrison posted a blog post
Daniel Riley over at rctestflight resurrects his two year old giant foamy and puts Ardupilot on a Pixhawk on it.Compass calibration might be easier before putting it into this plane!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfqZNRHRREg
May 31
Mark Harrison left a comment on Moderators
"Wow, Ning2 looks really great on mobile. I had sort of drifted away as my browse-time went more on my phone, so this is great."
May 28
Mark Harrison posted a discussion in Moderators
Count me in!
May 27
Mark Harrison commented on Bill Isenberger's blog post Hobbyking web site update makes it harder to find what you are looking for.
"They now seem to be aware of it and are working on the problems:  Stuart Warne writes:
Hi Guys. Just a quick note. I'm told that there are MANY bugs in the new site and those above and similar reported are just a handful of them. Whilst this SUCKS…"
Nov 1, 2016
Mark Harrison commented on Marc MERLIN's blog post Burning Man in 4K resolution (day) and 2.7K (sunset/night) from a HK Sky Eye with pixhawk and ardupilot
"Robert, if you follow Marc's link you will see he discusses the BM guidelines in the "Questions and Answers" section.

(Moderation note)
You've made your point clearly, so let's drop this particular part of the discussion.
(end Moderation note)"
Oct 29, 2016
Mark Harrison commented on Marc MERLIN's blog post Burning Man in 4K resolution (day) and 2.7K (sunset/night) from a HK Sky Eye with pixhawk and ardupilot
"I really like the emphasis on safety, and the pilot tips at the end of both articles.  And of course the stunning imagery!

Great job!"
Oct 27, 2016
Mark Harrison commented on Chris Anderson's blog post The flying umbrella project
"Neat...  I certainly like watching the umbrella more than the clock!"
Oct 27, 2016
Mark Harrison posted a blog post
Obviously staged, but a fun way to advertise sunscreen!http://www.digitaltrends.com/health-fitness/seagull-drone-poops-sun...
Aug 27, 2016
Mark Harrison commented on Yutaca Sawai's blog post Biomechanical simulation of Horse gaits
"Yutaca, this is great stuff.  I learned a lot, and the videos are beautiful.  
Hope you post more of you work here!"
Jun 25, 2016
Mark Harrison commented on Yutaca Sawai's blog post Biomechanical simulation of Horse gaits
"Hey Gordon, not officially speaking for all moderators, but the general rule of thumb is that postings should be "generally interesting to diy-drone types" and this qualifies (based on sampling myself - I thought it was interesting, and made me…"
Jun 25, 2016
Mark Harrison posted a blog post
Picture this: You're out enjoying a sporting event, just minding your own business. All of a sudden a 2.7-pound DJI Phantom 3 drone falls from the sky and beans you squarely in the head. What do you do? You file a lawsuit.Idiot comments he has "zero…
Jun 25, 2016
Mark Harrison commented on Linus's blog post RIP: Lester Haines
"RIP Lester.  Raising a glass in your honor!"
Jun 25, 2016
Mark Harrison left a comment on Moderators
"I'm OK with site status postings. Especially when the top level page seemed to be down due to hosting issues. FWIW!"
Apr 21, 2016
Mark Harrison left a comment on Moderators
"easily pinpoint the day that us new folks came on board
is that because things got worse, or because things got better?
HT to the new mods, I would vote for the latter! :)"
Apr 20, 2016
Mark Harrison commented on Chris Anderson's blog post Anyone remember UNAV?
"It's an interesting thing about patents and innovation.
Sometimes they spur innovation by forcing everybody else to think of something new.

Wright brothers patent wing-warping, everyone else goes ailerons.  Better!
"compress" program uses LZW, Gnu…"
Apr 9, 2016
Mark Harrison left a comment on Moderators
"Oh, and also:

It's been traditional for new mods to introduce themselves and type a couple of lines regarding their interests and how they became involved with the site. Feel free to keep the tradition going!"
Mar 31, 2016
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