Thursday, December 3, 2009

Computer Upgrade!!

finally getting a new comp(w00t!!), the first since building this one for RBR before the release.. hopefully now I can play RBR without crashes(Hint: build comp for favored game AFTER finding out what hardware works with it....), and can work on some of these data sets .. (the glenhelen dem took half a day to be generated on this old comp, and thats tiny compared to what I want to do.)

2Tb storage, 6Gb ram,5770, i7 920 .. can't wait!!

hopefully I will be posting some updates soon!

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Loma Linda complex

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canyon road and whatever else is covered with good points, the stadium trucks could have fun 'round here.

LIDAR Testing grounds

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Saturday, April 18, 2009

hmmm.. Gotta find my notes..

I was working on some Phil Mills pacenotes for BTB way back around 4.2.2 .... now I've gone and lost my paper notes on what the last note was supposed to be .. hmm..

anyhow, this is what I had done just before 4.2.2 was released with the new flat left, and flat right notes included. Unf I didn't make the last 2 icons before they vanished in newer versions. (now, where did I put that notebook?!)

I know flat left was '6' ...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Mt Hamilton Rd CA - rt130

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The sinuous 19-mile (30 km) Mt. Hamilton Road (part of State Route 130) is popular with bicyclists and motorcyclists. Built in 1875–76 in anticipation of the observatory, and the need to carry materials and equipment up the mountain in horse-drawn wagons, the grade seldom exceeds 6.5 percent. The road rises over 4,000 ft (1,200 m) in three long climbs from San Jose to the mountain top. Length is 19 miles (31 km) from the Alum Rock Road junction. The upward trek is interrupted by two descents, first into Grant Ranch County Park, and again to cross Smith Creek.

The road is advertised to include 365 curves, one for each day of the year. This is true, subject to definition of the term "curve." If the yellow line bends to the right, then straightens out, then bends to the right again, it is regarded as one curve. If the yellow line describes an ess, on the other hand, it counts as two curves, regardless of how gentle the ess may be.


Sounds Like fun. Think I'll do this one as my first real LIDAR test stage .. still gotta make a DEM though.Also, I'm only planning on working on the section from smith creek to the summit, due to tree cover - I expect much better data for this segment of the road (and its easier and faster to run with less trees =)