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Jun 26 2012

And you thought Diablo III had lag …

PZ posted this and it’s amazing. It also makes me nervous just to watch, I’ll probably be a gelatinous mass of conflicting nerve impulses in August when it happens.

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    julial

    Respect

    I’ve spent 20 years as a MechE designing and building machines.
    Wow. This is magic in the AC Clarke sense.

    Best wishes to the designers and builders.
    OK, wishing didn’t get you this far, but what else can I say? Good luck? No. My prayers are with you? No.
    HAPPY LANDINGS!!!!

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    Stephen "DarkSyde" Andrew

    I thought the engineers did a good job of admitting, yes, this looks like a Rube Goldberg contraption, but it’s what the technology vs demand converged on.

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    yellowsubmarine

    That is badass. If we get that craziness to sucessfully land on mars in one piece, I will be damned impressed with where our automated technology has gotten.

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    a miasma of incandescent plasma

    Best wishes to the designers and builders.
    OK, wishing didn’t get you this far, but what else can I say? Good luck? No. My prayers are with you? No.
    HAPPY LANDINGS!!!!

    How about “Continue showcasing and improving the human ingenuity quotient!”??

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    josephmccauley

    I’m 59 years old. I’m pumped! I get the same feeling as I did when they first walked on the Moon!

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    davidmc

    Will we get to see it “live”, as it were, anywhere?

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