• Videos


    May 31, 2024

    A short list of some of my favorite YouTube creators.

  • Breakpoints


    Apr 30, 2024

    In software development and in life we frequently need breakpoints to help us solve a problem.

  • When You Assume...

    When You Assume...

    Mar 4, 2024

    It's not always a bad thing when you make assumptions, but you will need to verify them.

  • If I Could See It, I Could Fix It (2)

    If I Could See It, I Could Fix It (2)

    Jan 31, 2024

    Here is another story about struggling to see past a barrier.

  • Paper Cuts and Itches

    Paper Cuts and Itches

    Dec 12, 2023

    Lots of little things can get in the way of a project. Some can be very irritating, just like Paper Cuts and Itches.

  • Resilience


    Aug 31, 2023

    Resilience is that magic which helps us get back up when we have been knocked down.

  • Time


    Jul 30, 2023

    It's time we had a little chat about time.

  • One Hundred

    One Hundred

    Jun 14, 2023

    My one-hundredth post discusses some things I have learned and shared over the past 10 years.

  • Projects


    May 1, 2023

    The end of a recent many-year, many-problem project got me thinking about the mixed feelings I was having about it ending.

  • Obsolescence


    Mar 18, 2023

    Stumbling across an old component led me to consider what happens when they or specific technical skills become obsolete.

  • Planning


    Feb 8, 2023

    One key skill for getting hired (and staying hired) is your ability to work with your project team's planning tools.

  • Spammers


    Dec 8, 2022

    Many communication channels are being overwhelmed with endless spam (unwanted and unwelcome messages). The message signal-to-noise ratio is falling below usable minimums.

  • Redefining Yourself

    Redefining Yourself

    Sep 28, 2022

    Sometimes if you want to improve your job performance you will need to change how you see yourself.

  • Memory


    Aug 24, 2022

    Some thoughts and a short story about memory.

  • CADHouse Diaries #3

    CADHouse Diaries #3

    Jun 8, 2022

    And here we share that time the engineer fixed a peripheral interface board in that same minicomputer-based CAD system.

  • CADHouse Diaries #2

    CADHouse Diaries #2

    Jun 8, 2022

    Here is another story where an engineer fixes a minicomputer peripheral device.

  • CADHouse Diaries #1

    CADHouse Diaries #1

    Jun 8, 2022

    Here is a short story about an engineer fixing a peripheral device on an early minicomputer that was used to design Printed Circuit Board artwork.

  • The One Thing that Solves Problems

    The One Thing that Solves Problems

    Apr 24, 2022

    Referencing my previous post on Technology, there really is one thing that solves Problems.

  • Technology


    Apr 5, 2022

    I like to save clever sayings and I recently heard one that I believe is worth sharing.

  • Better Audio for Home Video

    Better Audio for Home Video

    Feb 20, 2022

    Work-from-home has many of us acting as Video and Audio engineers for various types of presentation. You can do some simple steps to make the audio portion of your presentation much better.

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