Wait, wasn't it Bloomberg that did a hit and run piece about a rather implausible, science-fiction-y issue with SuperMicro hardware a few months ago? Entirely baseless, didn't name names or give any other mechanism to substantiate the claims. Stock on all three companies took a dive. And now that same Bloomberg has released "leak" of… Continue reading Bloomberg Leaked Apple-Release Specifics?
Sometimes, we'll need to listen to someone drone on with variations of "uh" and "um" 1,440 times... in an hour. It would be quite annoyingly (and distractingly) interrupted by the occasional use of technical terms. After a few minutes, I concluded that it must not have been the result of any distractions but was likely… Continue reading Uh, This Message, Um, Is About, Er…
I am quite surprised with how quiet the California Air Tools compressor is. How quiet? The construction-grade Porter Cable compressor is 95dB at 1m above it. Loud. You'd actually require hearing protection is subjected to that for more than a few minutes. You'll practically need to yell to be heard. The California Air Tools compressor… Continue reading California Air Tools
I honestly don't really have a need for a function generator. This was inexpensive and small enough to fill an hour's time. The most time-consuming part was understanding what orientation the electrolytic capacitors were to be installed. While the silkscreen on the PCB did have an indication that the capacitors had to go one way,… Continue reading 𝒇(𝓧) = The Generation of Functions
Samsung hasn't had the best of luck with certain tech. Not long ago, its top-load washing-machines turned into guillotines with regular usage -- glass lids parting company with the slightest vibration. And there was the Note 7 smartphone, which had a tendency to spontaneously and spectacularly burst into flame. And now, with the release --… Continue reading End of the Smartphone?