Monthly Archives: July 2011

Last model closeouts

What killed my job as an electronics technician? Pretty much that replacement appliances are available cheaply, and usually cheaper than you paid for the original item. This society inevitably promotes “throw away-ism.” The thing is, what is considered useless now … Continue reading

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The War in 2020

The War in 2020 by Ralph Peters is a favourite book of mine that I first read when I was about… ten years old? Possibly twelve, I’m not sure now, its been that long – I was twelve in 1995. … Continue reading

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Mundane/ Monday

Rocking away to a bit of Epica, paying the bills (online, as much as I can) and thinking about my trip to Sydney next week. Which should be good. Meeting up with Bernard about some power systems stuff, then checking … Continue reading

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City of Domes to the rescue

Ah, power packs. Necessary things, but they just look so ugly sitting there, cables hanging all over the place. Add another one, and you’ve got twice the mess. Oh woe is me, what can I do? The answer? Rackmount them! … Continue reading

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