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NathanAllan
December 30th, 2005, 12:40 AM
I had to post this, it's just too good.

http://www.grayfamily.org.uk/boiler/

Anybody have any other stories or links that go along with this? I remember seeing something on TV about someone who used an old toshiba laptop to electronically retrain the nerves in his legs (or something like that).

vic user
December 30th, 2005, 02:53 AM
thanks for sharing the link!

chris

Zmatt
January 7th, 2006, 06:12 PM
that's a great example of ingenuity! i salute him

Rick Ethridge
January 9th, 2006, 08:00 AM
I read an article in the Compute! Gazette about a crafty fellow who used a Commodore 64 to control an arpartment's HVAC system connected by modem to a central Commodore 128 controller. The system used fail-safe components assuring operation after a power outage. Neat!