Monthly Archives: April 2018

Thin Clients, The Walking Dead Of Computing

“In those early days, even as we swapped the serial cables for network ones, shrunk the cases, and doubled the performance, it didn’t take long before thin clients were banished to niche use cases, becoming the territory of call centers, … Continue reading

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Trump Isn’t Leading The Revolution So He Must Follow Or Get Out Of The Way

“Clean, low-cost energy is transforming the U.S. economy. Over the past decade, we’ve seen the payoff from nearly 40 years of federally funded research and development on clean energy. From wind and solar power to electric vehicles and LED lighting, … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

When things go wrong despite reasonable planning it’s embarrassing. I’ve never blown up a structure but these guys got it wrong somehow. They weakened the structure severely and then blew out the last supports. It actually began to rotate in … Continue reading

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