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Aric Caley
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Am I just old?
When I sit down to do some thinking about an idea, I don't do it at the computer. No, I still prefer my trusty pad of graph paper.  Or if that's handy, any piece of paper, napkin, or whatever planar surface I can use to physically make marks using a writing...
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Am I just old?
When I sit down to do some thinking about an idea, I don't do it at the computer. No, I still prefer my trusty pad of graph paper.  Or if that's handy, any piece of paper, napkin, or whatever planar surface I can use to physically make marks using a writing...
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Rockstar Developer
Most days my wife asks me, "were you a rockstar at work today?". Well lets see.  Did I perform an amazing set of music while intoxicated, only to follow that with more drinking and partying with groupies backstage?  Was I overbearing and egotistical because...
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How to be miserable at your dream job
Twice in as many years I thought I had the perfect job.  At least, I tried to convince myself of this fact.  Who could complain?  The pay was good, the people were nice, the product/service was admirable.  I wasn't just dealing with e-commerce selling widge...
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An exercise in misdirection
Did you know we spend billions in foreign aid yet we have homeless people, veterans without benefits, and elderly without medicines? Oh that's terrible! But the biggest chunk of that foreign aid goes to Isreal, thats over $300 for every citizen there. Well,...
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HDMI to LVDS converter
Here it is!  I'm surprised to have received this already as it was shipped from Malasia.  Just a tiny little thing.  It helpfully came with the female connector and the crimp contacts (which you can see above my hand).  All I need to do is cut the end off t...
HDMI to LVDS converter
HDMI to LVDS converter
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I liberated a 15" 1280 x 800 LCD display panel from a Compaq F500 laptop.  This laptop seems to have died, probably because of the known issue of the Nvidia display chip becoming loose. After getting it out, I see that the width of this panel is about the s...
Cardboard Laptop - Box-Top
Cardboard Laptop - Box-Top
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Its a box!
And here it is, the star of the show, a cardboard box begging to be made into something! 
Its a box!
Its a box!
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Just purchased the first component for my Fold-top computer, an HDMI to LVDS converter board I was going to get the cheaper single LVDS board, but it was out of stock.  So now I've future proofed the design by being able to support higher resolution screens...
Cardboard Laptop - Box-Top
Cardboard Laptop - Box-Top
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