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I have hundreds of items outstanding in my “Stuff for Cool Beans Blogs” folder that I really want to share (so it’s not just me who is frittering away his precious time).

With respect to the title of this blog, there are some who feel the “woodworking” qualifier is superfluous to requirements (thank you, as always, for your feedback, mother).

Time travel, bongos, underground raves in China, open air rock festivals in England, Ringo Starr, Phil Collins, Chester Thompson, John Bonham…

The folks at Truly Ergonomic modestly describe their CLEAVE computer keyboard as being “The Most Comfortable Ergonomic Keyboard on the Planet.”

In the 1980s, priding themselves on their cunning, the guys and gals as A&W introduced the 1/3-pound burger thinking that customers would beat a path to their door.

In which we discover a cunning way to procedurally generate images using two pseudo-random sources.

Based on real events that haven’t happened… yet… this movie tells the story of two low-level astronomers and an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth.

The scary thing is that this reminds me of the scurrilous ways in which I’ve been treated by members of the programming and IT communities over the years.

Believe it or not, I ran into John (he told me I could call him that) at a small café just a couple of evenings ago as I pen these words.

Have you ever wondered why Bill is a common nickname for William and Dick is a common nickname for Richard?

Tell me if you’ve heard this before, but I’m looking for a Nordic word that has a sufficiently amorphous gestalt to make it confusing to explain in Norwegian.

I just saw an amazing video showing Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones from 2021 mixed with Spot robot dogs from Boston Dynamics.