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The Speaking Clock Speaks No More
At the third stroke of midnight on 30 September 2019, Australia’s talking clock fell silent.
We’re Short of Nothing We’ve Got
In a crisis situation, I would be hard-pushed to articulate the differences between an adage, an aphorism, an apophthegm, and a proverb.
Eye of the Squash!
As I always say, “Show me a flashing LED and I’ll show you a man drooling.” Well, the same thing applies to animatronic eyes.
Roll Your Own Split Flap Displays
The retro steampunk nature of the electromechanical split-flap display is hard to beat.
Grinding Your Own Camera Lens
My uncle Bing was an exceptionally talented artist who was periodically consumed by enthusiasms and interests.
Super Duper FPGA-Powered Badge
BEWARE! The Hackaday.io website is a rabbit hole that’s easy to fall into but hard to dig your way out of.
Fundamentals: Different Rounding Algorithms
Most people wouldn’t believe the variety of rounding algorithms that can be employed by different applications.
What the FAQ are Kelvin, Rankine et al?
“There are many units of temperature, some arguably as useless as unknown.”
DUST Science Fiction Shorts a Must See!
If you visit the DUST Channel on YouTube, you will be presented with a cornucopia of incredibly good science fiction shorts.
What the FAQ are Celsius and Fahrenheit?
Think you understand Celsius and Fahrenheit? I bet this blog will contain a few surprises.
Vertical Farming in Caves of Steel
Eeek! The population of the world is expected to rise to 9.8 billion by 2050 and 11.2 billion by 2100.
Blinded by The Light Graffiti
Now I have the song “Blinded by the Light” by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band rattling around my noggin.