Ep. 36: Pinball WizardsThis week, Donald and Eric explore the idea of hearing with your mouth, seeing in 12 dimensions, and shooting lightening with a wave of your arm. Yes, it's wizard tech week apparently.
Tuesday march. Fifteen and you are listening to slash watching -- create podcast I'm Donald bell. I am sir Eric Franklin and we are joined today by Steve behind the board's. Keep -- show. On the wrote on the rails. Will -- already. On the -- -- we're totally so far supply complete success yes -- -- in the last thirty seconds. Nothing. Passed -- -- -- right except for the show meet some of our listeners a little bit death yes that meet. We were too quiet yet now -- just right but for those who have been completely gotten by its. We have a product yes we do we have these sound -- dental hearing aid. Which is received approval. From the European Union also -- This is a hearing aid device that fits onto your Muller's on the back -- -- he actually have to get -- -- To your T exactly okay. And it will receive sound the amount presumably yet they keep your mouth open for that to work right and and transmit it transmits it through your -- Though he's -- bone conduction. To get the founding here -- Pretty cool. Pretty cool pretty ingenious and if not actually meant to be like a replacement for hearing in this is lake -- kind of cosmetic believe more palatable. Hearing and eighty device right for people who have made more partial hearing -- immediately isn't -- some embarrassment around and talk about -- you're hearing will what was your about why I mean it's one thing and it's not me glad that casinos. Serious thing but they have yet they had done wonderful things to make here he is look more like -- Bluetooth devices and Jeremy and much more invisible now. But this is more for people who. Could benefit from having a better space awareness because of hearing -- -- just wonder. So that you're -- not totally you know what just. -- and that's that can be like that can be something you want to boy made me want to avoid talking about I know I know a guy who uses -- here Aden. It's it's pretty obvious that he does. And you know -- it's hard to avoid talking about that when you see them or when you first meet them archived at least noticed that. I think there is a missed opportunity here what what's what would never -- that -- -- -- PL ED light that he. We hear it's not implemented indefinitely before inflate Ellis lake -- crazy like Japanese Al our project that -- Now settling -- -- -- amount okay that would enlightened response to music share I think as much as this is nice -- -- and -- amount. Would be kind of cool to connect to the laser light -- yeah -- -- have the option for decades now it's a thing case taken an -- as like a Knight comes out right now. Part amount if everyone's invited there -- -- ladies up those. I think we have showtime -- If if you're feeling even more adventurous. Mac and you may be felt like you've you've been robbed. Not being able to see your face -- head -- every conceivable angle. There's a new this new device via a collar. Of cameras. As an art project made by. That. One cam from the Royal College of Art in London. -- -- now you've got. The twelve different cameras. With security -- cameras have been mounted around your head. -- a medieval looking. Horrible collar. That can project a simultaneous stream of images of your head yes two. Twelve different. TVs in this case but also a combined feed of all the angles on one single video so you know if you've ever thought. If you ever wanted the absolute. Make definitive way to judge. Erica I hate this to be -- that this secret let me just -- Eric it's a -- -- you take the next half hour and put this device and had meant so we can take some video of it. Andy and see -- you look. Or if you've ever wanted people to know you where do she won earring -- when he years. This is another or -- that -- like the bald spot on on -- like you don't trust make. If you don't see it. In one view and me hey -- you really want that the full truth you analysts like for other people what they have to go through in the aggregate your balding head right yeah. There if this does not is that not commercially available of course right. Also probably to the benefit of humanity that you don't see people walking around -- May be pretty scary. -- and now. -- -- anymore is Laporte yeah and I magic tripping and falling adamant calls clause -- All are happier and Fridays. This was not worth it. The -- FaceBook totally peeved that -- There is a action figure only action figures like the little miniature statue there. A Mark Zuckerberg the public holding a little like sign I think there's also limits as like I invented poking. -- he's holding up a little Polk signed okay I am. They've they issued. Initiated a fiefdom exit the media that -- Chinese manufacture that it's in making -- -- -- Statue and a is there that make money. Probably are probably gonna that this isn't much that we're didn't seem a -- for for all of is. He now. Drive. Right to be at the top of you know eight the social network -- all that stuff he probably doesn't mean the guy who. Once people. Actually and -- the -- on whether the EU judging that from the social network movie by Jeffrey Wilson notes. -- -- what does that it is that the bird that they could do is they Michael says. Portman fassero used to be departments because -- the more neurotic Michael sent her -- -- The less humorous. -- the picture in and united and it is that it it. And it -- this thing communique that Steve Jobs sent to it Brian Tong adamant that he has yet. And I think he'd broken down a little bit -- -- crime movement yet. I can imagine that happening it looks like that lightness -- gaffes adamant that if -- a total Mark Zuckerberg or FaceBook fan. I would say get cures on the black market now while they last. Time because they're they're been told to stop. Yes just you -- and and that's the thing they've made ever Soledad actors named a summit of the media moguls name -- -- Katzenberg. Maybe -- little over Hampshire -- he aspires to both share. What does Wi-Fi look like. And there -- two things hopefully. There is an artist and Oslo Norway -- created a giant Gandalf -- the light pole. At stake. But -- again -- because -- -- staff involved okay and -- a giant light it staff yeah he you can take around the city. And it will. Render basically. In Mike status bar you know form how many lights that reached the top. You know on and yeah yeah you know what pick your Wi-Fi -- be registered at and how many light and just keep doing that -- a few more times then I'll get it -- get this motion to go this way. And there's been faze of of a photo -- long exposure of photos that can show as he's walking with its staff the signal dropping off picking -- Which signal -- -- tracking I think he -- is general like why I think it's using like. Authentic. I'm hardly know -- -- -- some kind of micro controller to monitor. Whenever why that's -- -- area okay. -- is -- pride is not really going to be the accurate way to judge. You know signal strength but it looks cool but it looks dope yeah. The notably runner and I bet -- -- looks like it'd be like a burning man you know projects -- written happen -- except the -- Disco. -- optimistic write something. Yes math -- like tea when he -- naked people who look and became equally naked people carrying around giant staffs. Yes. That's excessively valve on the floor over there and and move I know that's what is actually listens more -- at the because it involves. -- That's a -- you know. -- means yes shooting and and involves. Controlling them. With a connect Mac -- connects them. The project -- the maker -- and -- England where Dave -- -- to Tesla coils. And the company a little bit of the video to and -- response -- people like jumping up and find it and whichever arm they can't throw out. What she got the -- that that's -- -- lightning bolts -- -- -- sort of like actually shooting -- out of your hands right this is the next best thing. So he combined this with the -- Wi-Fi. Signal staff who need to really be a wizard you probably -- to keep -- things. That he was -- was yet that man not keeping up via podcast all about -- lizard tech yeah. -- VA two passes and that's enough media wouldn't. I -- a console maker Faire here yeah. I think in the next month. Really -- unable to -- his birthday. Yes. And -- the first week of may okay. It sells well but that would let everyone know about a dozen of in the Bay Area -- he'll take advantage of here what you can do though if you can go home right now. Spend. Probably -- certain amount of money on some would any HD television. And make your own. DIY. Digital pinball machines are some pretty though there's that set of instructions up on -- -- right now that will tell you how to make this thing. His computer monitor up top I think -- the little they had border kind of like scoreboard. Idea. And the pinball machine and then the actual playing board. On the on the bottom is made up of an HD. Was -- 24 inch widescreen LCD. -- -- -- -- I -- as Nintendo. Yeah it's -- Well well hello and he -- -- that might be and consequently -- get the testicles going along with this right and you wizard staff yes you are set friend. But -- and the software that -- on this is called visual pinball. And make a front end for called hyper pain and so like all us that he need to make this happen. Is there for the taking -- -- of the biggest investment actually -- -- a pinball liking into lake lake. Vintage liking apples cool pinball like if you don't you do but if you had like the space. You would you -- -- -- like that demon number demon but that one of the first pinball -- I remember that was like actually. Cool with that stuff going on with it -- -- if they do this is a vintage. Pinball machine museum. Oh yeah yadda you talk about yet I've been there now yeah that's pretty cool yeah -- gave me crap about O. -- -- -- -- Curious -- -- you can't get out of I appreciate it but I know guys who are like into these. It -- -- -- -- my secret shame is that on the right hand. Probably via the optimum time for me the pinball HD quality brands and that's -- -- -- that it does that work well that worked well. Sony of bio which. Aspire to that he had lost because -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And we say retro you don't mean 5060 -- like 70s80s Canon none more more length as much like 70s50 semi okay. -- -- -- wires involved in that way but it's also really basic to go in there and fix that because -- -- -- way. The app and into it but I haven't you know space. -- -- Yet keep working him for and a but the digital -- machine would be the perfect here that can -- if I turn -- playing game all -- one. Yeah. And I would totally. Right. 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