Airborne AJ Fiorelli goes over 900 feet in a wheelstand at the World Power Wheelstanding Competition held at Byron Dragway in Byron Illinois. I know AJ personally. He said he was going to show everyone how to wheelie this year. He wasn’t kidding! This is a must see if you are a fan of racing or wheelies. If I recall correctly, the car is a 1968 Plymouth Barracuda. AJ has since sold the car to another drag racer.
February 2021 update: 7 years later and the record still stands!
I knew it was complex… This is just the high level view of the complexities of embedded software. I’ve written some embedded code myself…
Ever wonder why it seems to take most phones forever to receive a new version of Android(s goog)? It turns out the update process is a lot more complicated than you’d imagine. HTC has created a fantastic infographic, detailing the anatomy of an Android update, tracing the steps from a pre-announcement PDK all the way to your phone.
According to HTC, there are no fewer than 12 steps necessary to bring an Android update to a carrier-based device. And though it isn’t mentioned in the graphic, a number of those steps involve waiting for approval from the carrier, which makes a lengthy process even longer. You can get your software faster with a Google Play edition device, or an unlocked or developer phone, but even those updates require seven or eight steps respectively.
Seeing this doesn’t take any of the frustration of waiting months for an update, but it…
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