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How fitting - Man mates Mac Mini with Toyota Prius



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We've reported in the past about hacking one's Prius in the search for higher mileage, better 0-6mph and 1/4 times, but what about what about diving into the hybrid's matrix of bits and bytes in search of a more enlightening computing experience? (In the interest of full disclosure, I'm blogging this on a Powerbook G4, have an iMac G5 in the other room and am at the mercy of no less than three iPods.)

Regardless of your operating system preference, one has to appreciate the hack job of Jeremy Kusnetz, a systems architect from Leesburg, VA. Kusnets who lives with his mother and is an avid Prius autocrosser and drag racer, states his original motivation was to devise a way to take his entire iTunes library on the road with him and have and also for his young daughter to watch DVDs on long trips. I won't embarrass myself by attempting to explain how he did it, but the result is a Mac Mini installed in a cubbyhole of the Prius's center console. Not content using the Apple Remote to control the interface of Front Row on the Mac, Kusnetz programmed the Prius's touchscreen to handle commands for the computer.
Autoblog article:
http://www.autoblog.com/2006/06/20/m...h-toyota-prius

Jeremy's website:
http://www.kusnetz.net/prius
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that looks really really nice

i bet he can beat any car on the road now 0-6mphl
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lots of people have used the mac mini for carputers. whats the big deal?
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whats "B" on the transmission?
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whats "B" on the transmission?
i think.... think it means battery but it could mean bahlalalalalala

maybe it uses engine braking?
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1. Drives A Prius
2. Uses a Mac
3. LIVES WITH HIS MOTHER

Doesn't God do the whole "3 strikes" thing too??

edit: clean install though.
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Old 06-20-2006, 07:36 PM Junkie Mod is offline  
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ives with his mother and is an avid Prius autocrosser and drag racer
i bet he gets all the ladies.
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wouldnt that be like hooking a hose directly from your asshole to your nose?
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Lives at home with mom, has a daughter, can afford a Prius that he "autocrosses and drag races", and still has the cash to integrate a Mac Mini. Jesus Christ, that guys a fucking idiot.
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Lives at home with mom, has a daughter, can afford a Prius that he "autocrosses and drag races", and still has the cash to integrate a Mac Mini. Jesus Christ, that guys a fucking idiot.

I was just about to point that out. What a complete fucking loser!
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Lives at home with mom, has a daughter, can afford a Prius that he "autocrosses and drag races", and still has the cash to integrate a Mac Mini. Jesus Christ, that guys a fucking idiot.
and i bet he makes a shit load more money than you
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loool guys prius owners are so stupid






























look at how fucking ignorant i am
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for all of you s who think he actually autocrosses and drag races it, READ THE FUCKING ARTICLE
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