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Microwave ovens are curious beasts. A super convenient method of warming up certain foods, for boiling a cup of water, melting a little butter, or reheating frozen leftovers. But all too often, those frozen leftovers end up scorching in places and rock-hard frozen in others. Is this just random?
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+David Hutchison and I were talking about this the other day, wishing we could visualize the standing wave. I would like to see the pattern in 3D though, and without the turntable rotation!
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The religious commitments of the great scientists are often dismissed as vestiges of more superstitious times. Ian H. Hutchinson offers a window into the intellectual and religious lives of the two greatest nineteenth-century electricians and shows how their religious beliefs facilitated their scientific accomplishments.
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Every combination lock actually has 2 combinations which will open it (because you can dial the combination Right-Left-Right or Left-Right-Left and they aren't on exactly the same numbers)
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Watch out what you burn. And wear gloves around this type of wood too, since a splinter can kill you!

Any "green-tinted" wood -- 2x4s, telephone poles, and railroad ties -- are pressure-treated wood. It may contain Arsenic (CCA) or the newer ACQ treatment -- both are really poisonous stuff.

How to Recognize and Remove Arsenic Treated Wood
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Why Comcast is so busted (both definitions of "busted").

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I'm happy that a large company (in this case, Lenovo) has said they didn't do enough. It's not exactly a "mea culpa" but the honesty is refreshing.
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I've gotten a chance to test out this new crypto device: http://www.computer.org/cms/Computer.org/ComputingNow/pdfs/AuthenticationAtScale.pdf

I like it! This could be useful for a lot of 2-factor logins like at a bank.
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I know a very talented engineer at Sierra Nevada Corp that just got laid off (the NASA contract went to SpaceX and Boeing). Anybody at SpaceX or Boeing hiring right now?
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Thanks! Passed on their jobs listing...hope it works out for him.
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Even MLB (Major League Baseball) opposes Comcast and Time Warner's attempt to introduce "Internet Fast Lanes." Maybe I'll buy MLB season tickets for the first time in, well, forever.
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Andrew "Bunnie" Huang:

"If there is one thing I do know about China, it’s that it is a very big country, with many different kind of people, and a long history that I am only beginning to understand. ...

"Hardware problems, in essence, are indisputable. In software, if code is not efficient or poorly written, it’s very hard to identify the exact problem that causes it. One can see the evidence of programs crashing or running slowly, but there is no broken wire or missing screw you can simply hold up and show everyone to show why the software is broken.

"Instead, you need to sit down with your collaborators and review a complex design, consider many opinions, and ultimately ... identify a problem ... due to a bad decision made by an individual, and nothing more than that. All software APIs are simply constructs of human opinions: nothing more.

"Asian cultures have a strong focus on guanxi, reputation, and respect for the elders. The West tends to be more rebellious and willing to accept outsiders as champions, and they have less respect for the advice of elders. As a result, I think it’s very culturally difficult in an Asian context to discuss code quality and architectural decisions."

http://www.bunniestudios.com/blog/?cat=20
I recently did an interview for CSDN.net, which stands for “China Software Developer Network”, or more colloquially, “Programmer Magazine”, about open source hardware, and what it means to be a hacker. The interview itself is in Chinese (print version), but I thought I'd post the English ...
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