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May 31, 2007
News - April Caption Contest |
about 2 weeks ago
After the controversy and threats regarding the lyrics to his multi-platinum single “Give me all your breadcrumbs!”, Colorado’s premier rapper MC “Mile-High” Quackers was accompanied by his bodyguard while performing court mandated public service.
News - Fluke Responds to Tradema… |
about a month ago
Yay for everybody! Nate’s post yesterday was very even handed. He did not get mad at Fluke, which would have been easy. The response from Wes Pringle and Fluke was equally first class. It’s reassuring to see that there can be reason in the madness of the real world.
News - Your SparkFun January Cap… |
about 3 months ago
Provisional Patent Application - Title of Invention: Automatic Order-Picking Jacket
Description: The jacket picks stock items from storage for order fulfillment and facilitates transports these stock items to shipping containers. Stock items are identified using various techniques - including (but not limited to); bar codes, near-field RFID. The invention also utilizes suitably “Brownian” personnel via various strategies, including (but not limited to) mosh pit participants, agitated stumbly people. Once items are picked by the jacket, the jacket then drops these items into the correct container.
News - December Caption Contest |
about 4 months ago
When the sparkfun volunteers for her first freeze ray experiment did not “un-freeze” after the predicted 17 minutes, Millicent gave them all festive hats (as agreed in the contract), coded dramatic poses (as was her whimsy), and thanked them for their contribution to science. She then boarded the bus back to Las Vegas where she would raise more capital as an exotic dancer and return six months later to finally release them. Our trio, brought closer by their shared brush with mortality, swore a blood oath to construct a shrine to Nikola Tesla in each of the fifty states.
In the waning hours, after the important heads of state return home, every G8 Summit descends into a mad interpretation of Machiavelli’s “The Mandrake” by a scrappy method acting cast of second and third world despots. Until her retirement, Madeleine Albright always started early in her maneuvers to be cast as Lucrezia.
News - Chernobyl and Back |
Thanks for the notes and pix of your trip! Very jealous! I was getting my B.S. in Nuc. Eng. when this tragedy happened and still find it fascinating. I was able to 3D plot your path and dose rate data (after some minor cleaning up) using Log[100,DoseRate]. It looks good, but I need more time to generate an overlay on a map or Google Earth.
News - Your March Caption Contes… |
about a year ago
Noah’s pathological antlophobia (fear of floods) meshed neatly with Bob’s combined astro/aerophobia (fear of flying off into space) and made them into an inseparable team.
Product BOB-08552 |
about 4 years ago
Disclaimer: I know this only because i was just served at work by one of the EE’s. Using the wrong code really seemed to bother him.
It’s really a “DE-9”. The “DB” denotes a 25 pin size connector.
Check the standard:
News - Lawn Sprinkler, Mixed Sig… |
about 5 years ago
E2V did the detector array on the main imager of the Hubble:
Wow, that was very long (and self-serving) link!
No public wish lists :(