Building a Computer with Legos

In: Technology

Came across this article on CNET where an Apple engineer recreated the oldest scientific Computer (known as The Antikythera Mechanism) using Legos. This device can precisely calculate the next solar eclipse (among other things I presume). Isn’t that something!


In: Fun Times, Technology

This is awesome. A very smart job! Its a 6.5Kg heavy duty LEGO NXT SAFE with 30 Liter storage space inside. The code lock accepts 5 numbers by changing the rotation direction of the wheel. Only after entering the correct combination of numbers, the door will open.  Remembered a post about a LEGO World being [...]


In: Fun Times

Played my first ever game of Scrabble yesterday. Took about 2.5 hours and ended in a draw! Ro and I were getting bored of UNO. So we went around looking for some board games. Too bad there isn’t a Kids ‘R’ Us anymore in Kuwait. Checked out those toy shops in Sharq, the ones in [...]

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This blog is run by Mario Alvares, a Goan Web Guru living in Kuwait, sharing some of his thoughts with the rest of the world. Click the About Me link for more info and a funny mug shot. Check out the posts on this blog and feel free to leave your comments. Use the RSS links above to subscribe.