Just Add Water

| May 22, 2013
Derived from 1971 comic book advertisement
Derived from 1971 Transcience Corporation comic book advertisement

When it comes to web browsing, I have little patience with amateurish sites and won’t hesitate to point out problems and flaws to the webmaster—if I can find a link to them, that is. Have you ever had this experience: you are (more...)

Draw, Partner!

| May 16, 2013

Well, I’ve already made one reference reference to Clint Eastwood, I might as well make another, if only indirectly. So, here goes: the topic today is drawing. That is, making drawings with Oracle hardware components.

From clint-eastwood-movies.blogspot.com

For those of you who like to (or need to) create (more...)

Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?

| May 8, 2013

The year is 1971. Apollo 14 lands on the Moon. The Ed Sullivan Show airs its final episode. IBM invents the 8-inch floppy disk. The first e-mail is sent. Dirty Harry utters his most famous line: '...you've got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Well, do (more...)

Computer Biology 101

| Apr 12, 2013

I know there were those who hated the experience of dissecting frogs in high school biology. Not me! When I was finished, I was more than happy to help the pretty, but squeamish, cheerleader with hers. Sadly, that did little to improve her scientific understanding, and even less to make (more...)