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TheJohnHyde
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NINDY and BIMBO
TheJohnHyde   3/18/2014 6:01:30 PM
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My favorite project was called NINDY since the boss was always checking on schedule, NINDY = No Its Not Done Yet (thank you Abby)

Debugging a software Bus Interaction Module I found the Bus Output task, called BIMBO (thank you Brian)

Engineers have a GREAT sense of humour!

Max The Magnificent
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Re: Back to the......
Max The Magnificent   3/18/2014 5:56:06 PM
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@Rcurl: Here's an image of one of the circuit boards from an Imax sound system...

I love the Flux Capacitors !!!

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Back to the......
Rcurl   3/18/2014 5:53:31 PM
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Here's an image of one of the circuit boards from an Imax sound system: http://www.redmountainlabs.com/Red_Mountain_Labs/About_Us_files/shapeimage_2.png

Now we know where they get all that energy!

Max The Magnificent
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Re: The Memphis Switch
Max The Magnificent   3/18/2014 5:46:04 PM
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@Betajet: ...nobody drives any more in the Bay Area because there's too much traffic :-)

ROFLOL

betajet
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Re: The Memphis Switch
betajet   3/18/2014 5:44:14 PM
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Max wrote: I'm assuming you're not driving then :-)

Max, nobody drives any more in the Bay Area because there's too much traffic :-)

Max The Magnificent
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Re: The Wamba board
Max The Magnificent   3/18/2014 5:43:28 PM
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@Betajet: ...his full name is "Wamba, son of Witless"


That does have a certain ring to it -- I'll have to remember that... I'm sure it will come in handy one day :-)

betajet
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The Wamba board
betajet   3/18/2014 5:41:08 PM
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I also designed a very simple board called the "WAN Mini-Backplane" which replaced a couple of cables that connected WAN I/O modules with a base board.  I called it the "Wamba" board for short.  Wamba is my favorite character from Ivanhoe.  He's the court jester -- his full name is "Wamba, son of Witless".  Great name for a board with no intelligence whatsoever.

[Actually the character is very clever.  Pax vobiscum.]

Max The Magnificent
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Re: The Memphis Switch
Max The Magnificent   3/18/2014 5:36:08 PM
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@Betajet: ...no need to pack anything other than something to read on the way to San Jose.

I'm assuming you're not driving then :-)

betajet
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Re: The Memphis Switch
betajet   3/18/2014 5:31:48 PM
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Not "packed", but ready to wash and wear.  I'm "local" so no need to pack anything other than something to read on the way to San Jose.

betajet
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The MÜSLI card
betajet   3/18/2014 5:27:43 PM
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I once designed a 16-channel serial interface card that did both HDLC and Async protocols.  I proudly named it the "Multichannel Universal Serial Line Interface" or MÜSLI, like the breakfast cereal.

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