lorby351's workspace is tucked into the side of the living room, but that doesn’t mean it’s not sharp, well organized, and perfect for settling in to get some real work—or play—done. Here are some more photos. The shot above is the desk area, and while lorby351 has some great shots of the whole room, they don’t say too much about its contents. From what we can see though, the dual display setup is anchored on the right by a piano, and on the left with a desk, a dual-display setup with a monitor arm coming up from the right side of it, cables neatly managed between the displays, the Ducky Shine keyboard on the desk there, and the Corsair Vengence MMO Gaming Mouse all on the top of the desk, and that CM Storm Stryker case underneath it. Here’s another shot, leading into the room, where you can see the entertainment center (and that sweet bias lighting behind the TV, just like the lighting behind the monitors above): Here’s a shot of the whole … [Read more...] about The One Room Work and Play Space
Video editor and redditor Alex Mitchell put together this amazing video of his workspace—it’s minimal, clean, has plenty of room to work and spread out, and of course, keeps work (his Macbook Pro) front and center, and play (his PS4) lurking just around the corner. We love it, and here are some more photos. The video above is a narrated walkthrough of everything, complete with his Dell U3415W ultrawide dispay, Macbook Pro, Razer Mamba mouse for work and play, PlayStation 4, a pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones, all on top of a simple but good-looking IKEA-hacked desk. The desk itself is an ALEX drawer storage unit from IKEA on top of a KARLBY kitchen countertop with legs. Alex says it’s the first time he’s shared anything like this, but the end results look great. He also says he needs to work on his cable management, and while sure, it could be better, we’ve certainly seen worse. Here’s another shot from the Imgur gallery linked below: And … [Read more...] about The Minimalist’s Work and Play Space
Over at Flickr, tadashiiman shares these beautiful photos of where he works, plays, and makes art, and we couldn’t be more in love. A standing arcade cabinet, dual-display setup, and solid sound? We’re down. The photo above is a panoramic shot of the whole office. Here’s one specifically of the desk and computer setup, along with those lovely speakers and the vertical dual-desktop configuration. He gives us a little insight into his setup: Overall look at my desk. The workstation is a 8 core xeon with 32gigs of ram and a GTX 970. The chair is a DXRacer Zero series. The lower monitor is a 24" IPS LG, the top one is a 23" Samsung. I use a vertical setup because i don’t like rotating my head too much. with this setup I always have both screens in my line of sight. I made the monitors mount myself. Here’s a closer look, straight on, of that workstation: Over on the other side of the room is tadashiiman’s MAME arcade cabinet, which he made himself, and … [Read more...] about The Arcade Work and Play Space
100 square meters of pure VR enjoyment. You’re not going to get that at home. VR gaming is still in its infancy, but with the likes of the Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR and HTC Vive starting to find their way into people’s homes there’s going to be the inevitable issue of the space you have available to play in.It's one of the biggest limitations for fully immersive virtual reality, as being able to physically walk around your VR world further enhances the experience.These more static experiences at home are still excellent – we’ve had countless happy adventures in the world of VR – but there’s always that nagging voice in the back of your mind urging you to really explore the virtual environment.If only we could run off and interact with elements that aren't in our immediate vicinity…The commonly recommended maximum play space for the HTC Vive and its motion-tracking cameras is 15’ x 15’ (around 4.5m x 4.5m) – … [Read more...] about Would you visit a VR arcade that’s three times bigger than Vive’s play space?
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk seems quite excited about the upcoming launch of the company's first Falcon Heavy rocket—the big follow-up to the company's Falcon 9 rocket that basically ties three of them together in a horizontal configuration to create more than 5.1 million pounds of thrust at full power. To put that figure in perspective, Spaceflight Now notes that the Falcon Heavy—at more than 229 feet tall and 3.1 million pounds—will have more thrust than any conventional rocket currently in use. Musk is hopeful it actually makes it up into the air, partly because his car may (or may not) be part of the Falcon Heavy's initial cargo. "Falcon Heavy to launch next month from Apollo 11 pad at the Cape. Will have double thrust of next largest rocket. Guaranteed to be exciting, one way or another," Musk tweeted on Friday. "Payload will be my midnight cherry Tesla Roadster playing Space Oddity. Destination is Mars orbit. Will be in deep space for a billion years or so if it … [Read more...] about Is Elon Musk Launching his Car into Space? Likely