Breaking News
Comments
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
The guy who built the time machine...
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 3:59:38 PM
NO RATINGS
By some strange quirk of fate, Duane Benson just introduced me to a relevant XKCD Cartoon (first read the cartood dialog, and then read the caption under the cartoon)

betajet
User Rank
CEO
Re: The guy who built the time machine...
betajet   4/16/2014 4:15:45 PM
NO RATINGS
Totally brilliant cartoon!  I love it!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: The guy who built the time machine...
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 4:20:48 PM
NO RATINGS
@betajet: Totally brilliant cartoon!  I love it!

Hi Betajet -- it was GREAT seeing you at the breakfast -- I hope you are still wearing your aluminum beanie :-)

steve.taranovich
User Rank
Blogger
Robots at EELive Alumni breakfast 2016
steve.taranovich   4/16/2014 4:46:19 PM
NO RATINGS
Hi Max,

Great list of books, by the way!

Do you think it's possible there may be metal robots (As opposed to "meat" robots) at EELive breakfast in 2016? If so, what will you serve them?

Duane Benson
User Rank
Blogger
Reading list
Duane Benson   4/16/2014 5:41:51 PM
NO RATINGS
I ordered In Search of Time. I'll get The Disappearing Spoon next and others after that. Or, I'll get in my time machine and use overlapping time to order them simultaneousl...

[Duane #2 here - I've already ordered and read The Disappearing Spoon]

[Duane #3 here - Dang. I messed with the space-time continuum and in this instantiation of me, I don't have a job and can't afford books.]

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Robots at EELive Alumni breakfast 2016
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:43:52 PM
NO RATINGS
@Steve: Do you think it's possible there may be metal robots (As opposed to "meat" robots) at EELive breakfast in 2016?

Well, it all depends if Duane has finished his Robot Avatar by then (he's promissed to make one for me also, so we could have two there).

      If so, what will you serve them?

Hopefully, they will be serving us LOL

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Reading list
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:45:09 PM
NO RATINGS
@Duane: I'll get The Disappearing Spoon next...

That one really blew me away as you can see by my review -- you will love it!!!

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Reading list
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:46:57 PM
NO RATINGS
@Duane: [Duane #3 here...

Did you ever read By His Bootstraps by Heinlein?

Duane Benson
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Reading list
Duane Benson   4/16/2014 5:50:48 PM
NO RATINGS
The Disappearing Spoon is the best book I've read in a few years. My daughter devoured it as well.

I read many Heinlein books back in the day, but I don't recognise that one.

Max The Magnificent
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Reading list
Max The Magnificent   4/16/2014 5:53:07 PM
NO RATINGS
@Duane: I read many Heinlein books back in the day, but I don't recognise that one.

It was a short story in a larger book...

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Oh, No! My Antique Analog Meter Has Twitched Its Last
Max Maxfield
19 comments
Well, life is certainly full of ups and downs, isn't it? When it comes to the antique analog meters I'm using in a number of my hobby projects, things appeared to be going swimmingly well, ...

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
20 comments
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
15 comments
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
46 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)