I've been watching the wingsuit video and this is really amazing!! I wonder how wingsuit jumpers calculate the velocity and other physical parameters in order to control their flight in a so precise way.
Prior to reading this blog, I watched on TV that a famous Spanish adventurer --Álvaro Bultó-- had died this friday while practising wingsuit in the Alps.
So I think that the thrill of powering up an embedded system prototype is enough for me...
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