"She didn't get fired from some "startup" it was Valve. It was a pretty big news story in tech/gaming circles when it happened. But no information was given as to why Jeri et. al. was fired. Now we have some more insight. The OP writes this like he…"
"I often wonder what "Don't leave a LiPo charging unattended" means. Do people actually sit in front of the battery for the whole duration of charge?
When I charge, I use a LiPo bag with a 0.5m clearance around it and ensure that everyone in the…"
Hi,I'm looking at buying an APM for a fixed-wing initially, but with the intention to use it on a quad at some point in the future.From what I understand, the only difference between the two versions is the removal of the onboard magnetometer from…
"The article - Which supplies a dubious lack of detail - is focused on power density, not energy density (hence the comparison with supercapacitors). Power density is not the determining factor when it comes to the range of electric vehicles."
David Windestal posts a video where he uses some relatively high powered video and RC transmitters to guide a small foamie glider back to Earth after releasing it from a weather balloon. It wasn't entirely successful, but pretty cool nonetheless.…
"I've been reading some sci-fi lately. This kind of thing has been a staple of sci-fi in a few places that I've seen. They are particularly important to the story in Peter F Hamilton's commonwealth Saga. It is always exciting to read articles…"
I believe Channel 10 were putting together the "Official Documentary" of the OBC. This report briefly features the OBC at Kingaroy, Quads, FPV, and the usual reckless-hobbyist/privacy/laws-behind-technology rhetoric.
"Does CanberraUAV still win the prize money? What were the circumstances surrounding the prop/engine failure? The end result seems a bid dodgy to me considering it was the organizers fault for CanberraUAV failing the mission."
"Why put the ESC on the bottom? I don't think it will last long there.
Have you test flown yet? Prop should be ok, the only specs I could find are here: http://www.uberallmodel.cz/index.php?id=15&lang=en.
How much does it weigh? I get the sense that…"