reality distortion field

reality distortion field

Reality Distortion Field (RDF) is a term coined by Bud Tribble at Apple Computer in 1981, to describe company co-founder Steve Jobs’ charisma and its effects on the developers working on the Macintosh project.

Tribble said that the term came from Star Trek.

Later the term has also been used to refer to perceptions of Job’s keynote speeches (or "Stevenotes") by observers and devoted users of Apple computers and products.

The RDF was said by Andy Hertzfeld to be Steve Jobs’ ability to convince himself and others to believe almost anything with a mix of charm, charisma, bravado, hyperbole, marketing, appeasement and persistence.

RDF was said to distort an audience’s sense of proportion and scales of difficulties and made them believe that the task at hand was possible.

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Posted by CONTROTONO on 2016-09-29 13:57:53

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computer science

computer science

Posted by CONTROTONO on 2016-09-29 09:47:46

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Discovering The Right Computer: Suggestions

Discovering The Right Computer: Suggestions

It is likely you have owned your personal computer with your past. But once all is claimed and done, precisely what do you truly understand about them? When your solution is "little," do a little homework, and you are certain being surprised simply how much help it can be. There is lots of proper information included here.

Look at every one of the accessories available with the new computer. You’ll often be capable of purchase extra accessories together with the machine. Be sure to only find the ones you want. Be sure you perform your due diligence too. You’ll likely find these materials cheaper online or at discount stores. The makers usually sell their goods with the maximum prices.

Measure simply how much space you possess for the desktop. These computers may be found in sizes. Some are really small, and others have lots of vertical features. You realize the location where the computer has got to fit so be sure to buy as outlined by that size.

When selecting a computer, be aware of your expections regarding exactly what is with your budget range. A lot of people try and buy machines that happen to be from their budget range with many different additional features that they can don’t need or use. Know precisely what you require and reduce costs buy getting a computer that only delivers these.

To make certain your desktop runs it best and therefore the fan is correctly cooling its components, its vital to clean the inner of your respective desktop just once per week. Simply unscrew and take off the way it is, and spray away the dust by using a can of compressed air. This will likely retain the computer clean, and let the fan to complete its job.

As previously mentioned, you possess probably owned a desktop one or more times in past times. Chances are that you just started looking at this article knowing minimal about these appliances. Now, you should certainly understand computers much more! www.hopenetconsulting.com/trouble-with-your-ipad-these-ti…

Posted by jfriesen118 on 2014-08-14 07:35:42

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1997 Toyota Landcruiser FZJ 80 R Series

1997 Toyota Landcruiser FZJ 80 R Series

1997 Toyota Landcruiser FZJ 80 R (40th anniversary edition)

Posted by BD ART on 2018-04-13 03:39:35

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Resistance Ski Speeder (1)

Resistance Ski Speeder (1)

Took a break from speeder bike making so I could finally edit these pictures 😉

While I think the Ski Speeder’s design is a bit too close to real-world aircraft, I do like it quite a bit. It was certainly interesting to build in any case, I’ve never made a real-world aircraft before (or rather, anything so close to one) so it was strange to find myself building corsair-like wings and a tubular fuselage with a tail/rudder. I also wanted to explore some new-to-me Lego techniques to really push myself into unknown territory. This meant using stacks of technic liftarms for the wings which I was quite pleased with considering I usually avoid using technic in any significant way 🙂

I was planning on making a section of Crait’s surface and a build for the red dust but I soon realised I’d need to build quite a substantial amount to look right with the wide model. Instead I went for a stylised computer generated background which I almost prefer as it makes the model stand out a bit better.

A big thanks to majortom whose Ski speeder inspired quite a few bits and pieces of my own including: fence pieces on the engine section, technic wheel rim for the tail and of course the outline of his cockpit area which was the basis of my design. And thanks to my buddy Kit Bricksto who kindly gave his opinion on the model during its construction 🙂

Let me know what you think, feedback good or bad is appreciated as always 😀

Posted by Inthert on 2018-02-11 14:46:01

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A Large Slice of Pye

A Large Slice of Pye

The huge structure known as The Air House at The National Gas Turbine Establishment at Pyestock, near Fleet UK.
These gargantuan machines would once have taken in air from outside, and forced it through iron pipes towards one of four "cells", where gas turbine, or jet, engines would have been subjected to wind speeds up to Mach 2 at equivalent pressures to those found at 60,000ft.
The engines used on Concorde were tested here in the 1960’s, a proud chapter in Britain’s historic aerospace programme. Due to ever increasing running costs and improvements in computer simulations, Pyestock was gradually closed down during the 1990’s, before being completely decommissioned in 2000.
The place is in extremely good condition, given that is has been closed for more than a decade. The only graffiti to be seen is from fellow urban explorers, with dozens of names scrawled into the layers of dust.

Posted by Trev.Pack on 2012-09-24 21:29:53

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WOOHOOOOOOOO

WOOHOOOOOOOO

Alex begins the race in typical hands-free style

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Quoting Engine ? A Research & Lead Generation Tool

Quoting Engine ? A Research & Lead Generation Tool

 

You can view a quoting engine from two different angles. From one perspective, it’s a research tool. On the other hand, it can also be an instrument to unearth more prospect customers. These opposing views are held by the buyer and the seller. To know more on how a simple WordPress quoting engine can be perceived as two different things, read on. Discover too from which side you are coming from.

For buyers, they use this plugin to research on a product or service they want to avail of. You must understand that while prospects may be interested in a certain item, they often lack the courage to inquire about it. This is especially true when the item in question is somewhat embarrassing – say a piece of lingerie and the sales person is a man. That’s how a quoting engine becomes a great research tool.

Installed on WordPress-based sites, this plugin allows the user to get a quote or an estimate of a product or service. It does so in a way that users merely need to click from options and they will get the estimate instantly. There is no need to talk to the store owner or the salesman. This also gives them the flexibility to push through or back out without feeling any pressure from the seller. Best of all, the using the WordPress quoting engine enables them to conveniently and privately research on prices of items they desire.

On one end, the tool can also be used by the buyer in gathering or generating leads. A lead is simply the contact information of a prospect who is interested in a product. It can be as simple as an email address or a phone number and a first name or nickname. How does it result in the discovery of prospect buyers for the seller? The secret lies in a quoting engine feature called “web form.”

Also called an opt-in form, a web form is a simply form on a webpage. It is where prospects enter their contact information (the lead). What a lot of buyers do is they allow the free use of the quoting engine. But to view the result, users need to enter a valid email address or phone number. Interested parties won’t mind leaving their lead especially if it will allow them to conduct a “stealth research” on the product or service they desire. What’s more, receiving email communication from the seller also means being able to know more about that product.