Category Archives: General
I need some #2 PLASTITEÂ® 45 or PLASTITE 48-2 thread-forming screws, and had some difficulty finding a source for them in quantities less than 10,000. I really don’t want to invest $700 in screws. I inquired on a mailing list, … Continue reading
Ralph Griswold invented the SNOBOL and Icon programming languages.
MAKE THE PIE HIGHER by George W. Bush I think we all agree, the past is over. This is still a dangerous world. It’s a world of madmen and uncertainty and potential mental losses. Rarely is the question asked Is … Continue reading
In response to a message about a donation of a large quantity of 16.9K resistors to the 6502 Group, Scot K. Anderson replied with a story of an unusual usage of resistors: This reminds me of a story, a cautionary … Continue reading
On the way to work I saw a car carrier loaded with brand new police cars â€” black sedans with white doors and roofs. They had the automaker’s window stickers, but no police insignias and no light bars.
I’m not making any New Year’s resolutions, because some years back I made a New Year’s resolution to never make any further New Year’s resolutions.Â That’s been working out pretty well for me so far.
Happy Newton’s Day!
While a friend and his family are vacationing in China for two weeks, I’m housesitting, which is probably more of a favor to me than to him.Â The central air conditioning in his house works much better than my poor … Continue reading
Smooth the surface of the sour cream left in the container before you return it to the refrigerator, and it will not separate as much. (Thanks to the printed information on the seal of a tub of Daisy brand sour … Continue reading