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R2-D2 Is in Star Wars: Episode VII, and He’s Fan-Made | via Star Wars Blog

R2-D2 Is in Star Wars: Episode VII, and He’s Fan-Made | via Star Wars Blog

This was super cool to see – makers from the R2-D2 fan club got jobs working on EP VII. I’ve met some of these guys at Maker Faires, and their work is top notch. They are CNC-ing parts, writing their own software, etc. I’ve spent…

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System Integration: Expert Jacks-of-all-Trades

System Integration: Expert Jacks-of-all-Trades

  “So you’re a electrical engineer?” the interviewer asks quizzically, squinting at my resume. Not exactly. I’ve been getting this kind of question for all of my adult life. It started at college career fairs – the unlucky recruiters at booths for companies like Lockheed…

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