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Is Buffoonery the new American Norm?

“Doctor, when I do this it hurts.  My hair is thinning, and I am tired all the time.”

“Is that all?”

“Yes, other than this strange growth on my neck.

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Solder Fume Extractor Light

I have grow tired of working in the shadow of the solder fume extractor. In this quick article I build a LED light for the solder fume extractor.  467 more words


Introduction to operational amplifiers

Practical operation amplifier model.

In an ideal operational amplifier (op amp), the value of rd is considered to be infinite when in actual fact the resistance is around 10MΩ. 195 more words


Thermal Printer Remotely Controlled through an ESP32

Again one of these things that I’ve been wanting to do for a long time, but never found the time to… having one of these little thermal printers that spit out your receipt at the till in a supermarket, and hack it to print little snippets of information like reminders or shopping lists, etc. 341 more words


Open letter to Apple

Dear Apple,

It would seem to me that creating an environment where your products have designed obsolescence is wrong on any number of levels.

“An aging relative thought he might like to read on a Kindle type device. 

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When Should You Replace Equipment and Why

Today I thought I would talk about a subject that is near and dear to the hearts of most CFO’s.  Money and budgets.

In the IT ARENA as it were all hardware has a lifespan. 1,049 more words

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Don’t throw it away just yet!

Batteries are a troublesome thing and can be a real source of irritation.  Batteries used in devices like this keyboard, for instance, can be in there a long time before they need to be replaced.  364 more words