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Founder of @BrainFizzVR - Moto / Bicycle Junkie - Roller Derby Nut - Formula 1 Sidecar Racer - OG 90's era Virtual Reality Lunatic - Lover of all pointless tech

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Joined Twitter 9/6/14


Sometimes I do appreciate how far technology has evolved. Instead of hacking up my dashboard and center console t… https://t.co/Pk1ag7qkeLTook the ABARTH out for a lunch run when the thermometer hit 105 here in Santa Clara. Good chance to see how the en… https://t.co/kzQrCAigXnThe AC can't keep up with the heat-soaked concrete walls at BFVR Labs. As far as VR development goes I'm calling it… https://t.co/L0mKFBWexd @phacktweets If that stretch of 101 gets any worse I might have to consider a Baja 1000 trophy truck for my commute. https://t.co/YSgVtJG8UU @phacktweets One of those car-swallowing potholes between SFO and 92? @NathieVR VR Bumper Cars? You had my curiosity… but now you have my attention. @JC_3D @HighFidelityXR Awesome! Congrats Jazmin!The passenger side bracket arrived a day early from @plantedbrackets so now there's a matched set of seats in the A… https://t.co/j66ZjHV7t1 @Diadexxus Just ping if you ever want to drop by the shop when it's not behaving like a convection oven. @Diadexxus I'm just going to leave the shop AC running through the heatwave. It's 11PM and it's still 82 degrees i… https://t.co/j45gEEkst1
8/14
2020
@JonVirtual https://t.co/cx0esZGCjH @JonVirtual https://t.co/mHmpUbMSAt @JonVirtual I kinda end up doing that to all my 'performance' vehicles at some point. What starts off as a couple t… https://t.co/9KjFoenKBuThe team at Canlas Mobile Window Tinting across the way from BFVR Labs did an excellent job laying down the visor s… https://t.co/x8KbbyODSW @alexqgb @panzer I second what Alex has to say, swap to an AiO cooler for the CPU. As far as GPUs go I tend to prefer hybrid AiO cards.
8/13
2020
@vr_sam Ahh yes... I understand now. Trousers in this case. The advantage to attending events and expos via XR is… https://t.co/959gG9GKjT @vr_sam My only references for British pants are Wallace and Gromit and Monty Python. https://t.co/R5kIEfEYvVWell, that's one seat installed, the important one. Planted is sending me a new passenger side seat bracket, should… https://t.co/3897CR92fY @vr_sam I'm less likely to get yelled at for not wearing pants with the stay-at-home immersive solution. @reverendkjr @JonVirtual https://t.co/o8TRIGTz1gThe ABARTH made it's maiden voyage to the gas station without anything falling off or a fiery crash, so I've got th… https://t.co/aZi7dosx4O @abeysaurus @Victor1erp Seconded, I use Wondershare Filmora and it's actually decent for cranking out quick stuff. @JonVirtual I spent enough time in a wheelchair in my early 20's that I think I could pull that off. Looks fun.
8/12
2020
@m_francis @CharlieFink @kylemroche @ericjohnsen @thevrara @NellWaliczek @the8thwall @kirbyshabaga Doubtful, it's n… https://t.co/aUpPspVN2i @JonVirtual I was quite pissed after seeing this - https://t.co/btSfzDviYQ @natti_lin The impact on Hubs is unclear at this time from what I'm reading in the Hubs discord. @natti_lin Apparently.(sigh) I had such high hopes. https://t.co/ha66BNrlR4
8/11
2020
Scored a nice electric-height-adjust desk over the weekend at a liquidation sale. Quite the upgrade over the slowly… https://t.co/7AGtxWnzTUMy SGI Challenge S that I have from my Excite@Home days runs IRIX 6.5 and 'fsn' or File System Navigator is fully f… https://t.co/QFu12997FM
8/10
2020
@510home https://t.co/4f5yceXHsv
8/9
2020
@deprecatedcoder Sidecars have spoiled me. Setting up the suspension and alignment on this is far easier given just… https://t.co/5Niqnvexvk @deprecatedcoder And that is, well... tedious. I spent seven hours just working with the adjustment points on the l… https://t.co/dGFu6uLT5e @deprecatedcoder And I was being overly dramatic because I was frustrated and tired. The big issue is I've added a… https://t.co/26Mot31c4xHere's my hot Gamer ProTip on setting your own caster/camber/toe alignment on your car yourself. Fucking don't. Go… https://t.co/TPRHanbgfu @sutu_eats_flies Quality work as always, I dug it. @MadRadhu Seriously, it's a shame they have to go back.What was ordered vs what was delivered, a photo retrospective. NGL I'm not even mad. These are perfect for the ABA… https://t.co/QsAacDQhFG
8/8
2020
@Diadexxus That's the drill press stand, it has to stay where it's at. I've never seen the roomba wedge itself into… https://t.co/sKYPbjjKwW @kentbye Me angrily waiting for Steam to get it's poop together and actually launch is the modern equivalent of wai… https://t.co/HqWAbg4ZwaHUMAN!!! ROBOT IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE!!!! https://t.co/32d9rVvRif @alexqgb @iBrews Oh man, they had a Birdly down at @TwoBitCircus when I was there last December. I'd not seen one i… https://t.co/k2wrJuowCj @iBrews Two words... Cable Robot. https://t.co/DaevIzwFJI @Diadexxus It's going to be a bit yet. @ali_heston (sigh) you're right, and personally I do the best I can to call out or offset that behavior online when… https://t.co/M4cTx2uOws @ablitter @dosnostalgic Not in a suitcase format, I saw several prototypes in the early SVVR days at meetups. My so… https://t.co/fBkchLI2Xz @benz145 @VRChat That's actually a legit good idea. I've been experimenting with a 'Dark Ride' experience in Web… https://t.co/I3pLqXrMPSI locked down the jam nuts on both control arm stays and dabbed them with a paint pen so I can easily spot anything… https://t.co/tgtseBT3BIAnd after a bit of fiddling, the wheel now sits center to the wheel arch. Aside from being visually more appealing… https://t.co/JyKMKW7G8ESee the shiny boy with 'LONG' scribbled on it in Sharpie? That's the adjustable stay for the DNA lower control arm.… https://t.co/ou8jxvDICESince i'd not touched the adjustment on the DNA lower control arms beyond baseline, my wheels were too far forward… https://t.co/8dd4eGfmKZSo, when you're aligning the wheels on a vehicle the order of adjustments is caster, camber, and toe. The excepti… https://t.co/bKkXwVArST @JonVirtual @QTAlignment And I'll be keeping the Jenga platforms as fine tuning the handling via corner balancing a… https://t.co/xc5xZFgRvD @JonVirtual @QTAlignment Lucky for me I did all my cutting outside and wore gloves and my mask. There was a decent… https://t.co/6I3EM4nyQ1And now, I can't put it off any longer... it's time to do probably around 200 mechanics burpees as I finally align… https://t.co/UYlrSAYyMPProblem: Need to align the ABARTH, but it sits too low off the lift to reach any adjustments. Solution: trip to th… https://t.co/3wXBzjluFj
8/7
2020
Well, wrong seat bracket be dammed. I threw in the OEM drivers seat, dropped it off the lift, and took it for a spi… https://t.co/PY7VQi2RMKWas looking forward to finally getting the seats and 5 point harnesses installed as that was literally the last che… https://t.co/CANJvqhAupPlanted seat brackets arrived. There's a big difference in height between the drivers side bracket and the passenge… https://t.co/C1XErTAlk2 @alexqgb @vr_sam @SanbornVR If my pour-over rig wasn't packed in the loft over the office I'd give that a go. @SanbornVR And the bottle is now empty, not bad at all. That's four more shots of @DeathWishCoffee stacked on top… https://t.co/oSDMm0PnTO @SanbornVR Honestly I'm sitting here sipping on the bottle while I work and it's pretty good. Still loads of carbon… https://t.co/EkdjopEupb @vr_sam @SanbornVR I know you know firsthand how much that espresso machine costs :) which is why I'm not going to… https://t.co/2x61kcsHv5 @SanbornVR Follow-up video. https://t.co/S3xM4WqMw4 @SanbornVR First video... https://t.co/CdN2zNOAiW @benz145 @Anticleric @DennyCloudhead This explains why the sandwich artists at Subway always look so content. @JonVirtual @Anticleric And ten punches on the card get you a free sandwich. @SanbornVR I have a coffee maker, and a Sodastream. I could see brewing the coffee then carbonating it. But I coul… https://t.co/ddDf2qyRP6 @benz145 Back in the day I felt like a certified badass because my .plan file was the Danzig skull in ASCII on my N… https://t.co/zvQ3QeWvLzThe secondhand plastic rolling cart I picked up over the weekend at a liquidation sale is probably the best 5 dolla… https://t.co/7LTY9xiXnYWhile we're at it. Since I can't find any online manuals or documentation, @ForgeMotorsport what does the hex grub… https://t.co/udTgAYsNlDDuring the installation I did notice that the OEM rubber elbow that connects the stock hard line to the stock waste… https://t.co/u1m1MwzVUCAnother box has arrived from NGEN, a shiny new @ForgeMotorsport wastegate actuator, which was the last component ne… https://t.co/LIkwFW0c59
8/6
2020
@AntonHand I have a similar development workflow. https://t.co/eHspyTDupy @KittyBoomBoom00 @CipherAuto Luckily, much to my relief, there was not.Once assembled, wipe off the excess loctite, then wipe down with acetone, and hit with a nice anti-rust coating. W… https://t.co/lYrU3pYuuuWhen assembled with a bit of loctite you end up with the squish plate sandwiching the unibody stamped frame rail wi… https://t.co/QyANHz1iQwSo, first it's off to the hardware store to get: ~ 8x 3/8 x 3 inch long hex head bolts. ~ 4x 3/8 fender washers. ~… https://t.co/8yJ5U2AAbPSo, hit a snag finishing up the rollbar in the ABARTH. Let's see if someone can spot the problem in these three pho… https://t.co/jjGcz9FEnbOh yeah, they put their fucking mask on... correctly.A shopper in Home Depot just learned that if I politely say, "Hey, six feet, and put your mask on." and they decide… https://t.co/RAlUxal0kd
8/5
2020
@Shinkaze @Anticleric @oculus I have my daily driver CV1 on my desk that I use when working, and two spares tucked… https://t.co/bvQG3E8dWlAnd on cue, a very large box has arrived from @CipherAuto Packaging is impressive, love the seat bags. The photos o… https://t.co/es0Icc7eAY @Shinkaze @Anticleric @oculus Well, in fairness... If you find yourself in a barroom brawl CV1 touch controllers ca… https://t.co/hdn85omyee @Shinkaze @oculus It's like they're made out of candy glass. I somehow cracked one right above the trigger without… https://t.co/GqiZn0zJJbMilestone time. The front and rear bumper covers are back on the (very dusty) ABARTH for the last time. I fabricate… https://t.co/QLHpjJvHhZ
8/4
2020
@andreeavr Someone could probably make a mint selling small bags of alkaline powder to dump into a running box fan… https://t.co/CWR9Sfuu1YLazily rolling into BFVR Labs on a Monday at Noon. The clean shop towel I left under the right rear brake fitting… https://t.co/PnpslapPLV @BOLL7708 Add some cables, servos, a tiny Arduino controller, a couple sensors, a bit of code-glue, and I bet you c… https://t.co/rVh7yM7HbJ @inannamute @Anticleric Given that I consider both of you friends and respected colleagues... With all due respect,… https://t.co/8tub0Bw4LOI've been pretty tight lipped about VR / my work in VR as of late, for good reason. With that said, I just read th… https://t.co/yF4j3hQOXk @DC_Draino Sadly, I can't be like Ian because I have a fully functional brain.I don't want to spoil the Formula 1 race for anybody, but as an ex-professional F1 sidecar racer hats off to… https://t.co/1vvKslGLLk
8/3
2020
@spencerlindsay https://t.co/ds7tp86z6qSo if you ever see a terrified individual running down the sidewalk with me wild eyed and running after them scream… https://t.co/QBzTOSaR8NSet a clean shop towel under the brake line fitting so if it leaks while I'm gone over the weekend I'll see the evi… https://t.co/HOOdVgdrEjCleaned the lines, brackets, and fittings. Threaded the fittings back together and cinched everything down. One of… https://t.co/AITddONi2dBut, I got it done. Fitted a new 10x1 flare nut, and proceeded to crank out an absolute mint bubble flare with my f… https://t.co/RPhHgPKBxxFCA decided to powdercoat the hard brake lines on the 500, meaning standard replacement 10x1 flare nuts do not fit… https://t.co/8zb6K8sCI9ABARTH Woes - The right rear brake line fitting where the hard line from the front of the car meets the soft line a… https://t.co/uQXP4z1DnW
8/1
2020

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