The Vintage parts of the MTA

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Volvo LifePaint

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OnShape CAD

OnShape is a brand new creation from the original team that built out SolidWorks. This is sort of a combination of the concepts that makes Google Docs great mated with a world class solids modeling package. We can finally do all of these things in the browser and run it on something as low power as a cell phone. With a tool like this and the proliferation of inexpensive 3D printers, it’s hard to see this as anything except a major game changer.
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Smoked Themes for Alfred

I have an infatuation with the Alfred app. It hits so many of the nerd things that I love, last year I put a theme together for Alfred to fit along with the way I have my machine set up. Today, I’m updating my theme significantly, and adding a brand new light theme to the mix. I’ve put it up on Github, feel free to change it up. Enjoy! Import light themeImport dark themeDownload both
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Node.js moves out of Joyent’s Control

Great news from Joyent about Node.js moving to break off into an open source foundation. Presumably this is a reaction to key players in the Node community breaking off to write io.js and the impact that will have on the platform’s growth. What I find interesting about this news is the stakeholders involved in the foundation, who are definitely not a small community (WalMart, PayPal, LinkedIn, Microsoft and others). My hope for this effort is that development continues to move into a stable direction, and Node moves far away from the unsupported, basically deprecated version of V8 it’s currently running on.
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