You too can be a "Layaway Santa"
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/28/2012 Post a comment
I think this is a jolly good idea, and that any of us with a few extra dollars in our pockets should think seriously about spreading a little cheer.
Thinking about Gift Cards? Think again!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/28/2012 3 comments
I'm not sure if all of these issues are true in every case, but I will absolutely be reading the fine print before shelling out any more of my hard-earned cash.
These made me chuckle...
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/7/2012 19 comments
I was reading the 12/12 issue of Reader's Digest yesterday evening, and I spotted a couple of gems I wanted to share...
There *is* a man in the moon!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 11/2/2012 5 comments
The more you look at the moon, the more there is to see, and the more your mind turns to philosophical musings and meditations.
Personal supercomputer for only $100!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 10/24/2012 20 comments
For only $100, the Parallella is a personal supercomputer based on a Zynq All Programmable SoC from Xilinx and an Epiphany multi-core processor from Adapteva.
Altium, what have you done?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 10/17/2012 46 comments
I was completely blown away when I heard the news that CEO and founder Nick Martin has been squeezed out.
Well, Swoosh Me!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 10/10/2012 19 comments
I am somewhat flabbergasted, because a "swoosh" just took me completely by surprise.
Power2U 4 Me!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 10/2/2012 11 comments
Of course I should have turned off the power first, but "I R an Engineer" and I know what I'm doing…
I want a Beard Beanie!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 9/12/2012 9 comments
I know I'm being silly, but I just ran across something called a "Beard Beanie" that I think is really fun in a strange sort of way...
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/29/2012 11 comments
My knee-jerk reaction was "Oh dear, what have I said or done that has raised my friend's ire?"
Cheesy Sci-Fi TV Series of the 60s and 70s
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/22/2012 92 comments
Here are some of the cheesy Sci-Fi TV Series I used to watch in the 60s and 70s. Did you see these? If so, which did you like the best (and which did you hate the most)?
What's the dress code where you work?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/3/2012 71 comments
I stopped at the gas station on the way into work the other day to grab a cup of coffee. As I was leaving, a guy about my age was entering. Together we provided quite a contrast…
Death by armpit!
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/3/2012 45 comments
I don’t quite recall how this came about, but I was chatting with my wife (Gina The Gorgeous) yesterday evening when the topic of underarm deodorant came up.
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 7/1/2012 22 comments
A few weeks ago I was cogitating, contemplating, reflecting, and generally ruminating on "this and that" when…
Our society is doomed...
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 6/29/2012 50 comments
Someone just sent me a photograph that makes you think "I don’t know whether to laugh or cry"…
Ray Bradbury RIP
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 6/8/2012 9 comments
As you've doubtless heard by now, one of the all-time Science Fiction "Greats" – Ray Bradbury – passed away a couple of days ago on June 5, 2012.
The Ancient Order of Froth Blowers
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 6/8/2012 36 comments
I just received a photo of the Transit of Venus from "Down Under" (Australia), which – and don’t ask me how – lead me to the idea of forming a not-so-secret society…
How to track your engineering tools
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 6/7/2012 7 comments
This is going to blow one reader's socks off, because he emailed this question to me just 1 minute ago and I hope to post my response blog in under 5 minutes…