Archive for the 'Technology' Category

When an Engineer owns a dog

This is what happens when an Engineer has a dog. You have to watch this, even if you aren’t an Engineer or a dog lover. When_Engineers_Own_Dogs Pretty good huh? I liked it. I wish I had something like that when I had the two retrievers. They would have loved the machine. They would chase balls […]

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To Kindle or not to Kindle?

I’ve been considering purchasing an Ebook reader for a while now.  I have been reading all the reviews, doing my research, watching the prices, but until just last week couldn’t make up my mind.  In the end it came down to two likely candidates, the Amazon Kindle or the Barnes & Noble Nook.  Both had […]

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Earth Day predictions from 40 years ago

Earth day turns 40 today. On the first earth day there were predictions made about the future and our environment. Most of these predictions came from “experts” in their fields. Check some of them out: “We have about five more years at the outside to do something.” • Kenneth Watt, ecologist “Civilization will end within […]

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I love it when a plan comes together

Man, I really love it when things work the way they are supposed to.  Last night I fired up my notebook to check some emails and to pull up a technical manual that I wanted to read.  The manual was located on a RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Drives) drive downstairs in the radio room.  […]

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Bankruptcy won’t save Chrysler

Bankruptcy won’t save Chrysler, it will only prolong the misery. Bankruptcy could have saved Chrysler, but the way the U.S. Government (read Obama) stepped in and structured the process, giving 55% of the company to the UAW, it isn’t likely that Chrysler will survive.  What Chrysler needed to do was a true bankruptcy that would […]

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