iRobot Roomba 581

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After long hesitating and doing some personal research, we finally decided to get our first household robot. Although I do believe that in the near future (next 10 years) robotics at home will become available for different household tasks and also excepted by consumers, I wasn't completely convinced that today's appliances where already good value for money. Thus [...]

Zhu Zhu Pets Controversy

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Our oldest daughter was asking for a hamster just after we got our pet cats, Cotton and Pearl who love to bring home little animals they catch outside. So alive hamsters will probably end up not so alive once the children let them escape from their cages which would happen sooner or later. So we [...]

Blender 3D Animation

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I didn't write a post for a while now because I was very busy. I got my new workstation at home last week and had to configure it. It's quiet a powerful set-up as I wanted to pick up one of my old hobbies which is photo/video editing. I installed the latest Adobe premiere on my 5 year old PC and that wasn't to much fun to work with. [...]

HDTV or 3DTV

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Since one and a half year we have a HD tele at home. I waited until the battle between Blu-Ray and HD dvd was over so we would have one format of high definition video. In one nostalgic way it remembered me a bit as when VHS and Betamax back in the 70/80's where both trying to conquer the  home [...]

Tulips

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I love tulips, they are simple and so colorful flowers. They impress me very much, how a little bulbous plant can make such amazing flower. It seems the word Tulip derive from Persian dulband which means "turban", who really kowns ? In Amsterdam there is the Bloemenmarket where you can find many kinds of Tulips, each [...]