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Automation

There was an article last week in ArsTechnica about how Tesla was over-automate their car plant to the point where it was actually less efficient than just having people do the work. You can wind up a scenario where you have...

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Code that isn’t there

Like I was saying a few days ago I’m back to writing code. I realized that when I’m actively coding I wind up writing code not as fast as many people — when you measure it in terms of lines of code per hour. I...

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The Lithium Age

Humanity has gone through plenty of different “ages.” We started with the Stone Age. Subsequent was the Bronze Age, then the Iron Age. The names of the ages get a bit fuzzy as we hit the industrial revolution. With...

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Astroturf

Today there was the various marches across the country for the “March for Our Lives.” This is so completely manufactured — in fact it’s stated as such from the FAQ at their site. Each sibling march is an...

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Problems that go away

There’s a problem when a problem that you’ve been chasing just goes away without you doing anything to fix it. When something breaks and spontaneously gets fixed, you don’t know what caused the problem in the...

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Lighting Options

I was wandering around today and went over to Kenmore Camera today just to see what they had. They had a pile of USB-rechargeable lights on sale for $69 — lights that I’m really looking forward to using for video...

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Legal Weed

Under Obama there was the Cole Memo that basically let the states do what they want regarding canibis products. This is a good thing. I’m here in Washington and we’ve had recreational marijuana for as long as...

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