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  • Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

    Archaeological Dig in the Garage Unearths Ancient Apple MacIntosh Computers

    OK, I save almost everything techy: Computers, printers, electronic test equipment (stay tuned for an upcoming “Archaeological Dig”), Videoconferencing stuff, CD’s, telephones, well……the list goes on and on and on and on……I got a lot of stuff in that garage. The problem is, I pack the stuff away very nicely, and after 20 years or […]

  • So you want to be an Engineer? Here is the most important subject you need to learn.

    So you want to be an Engineer? Here is the most important subject you need to learn.

    Back in the day, when videoconferencing (think video chat in 2019) was new and exciting, my colleague, Renee, and I were working at Lawrence Livermore National Lab advancing that technology and, as part of an LLNL community outreach program, visiting Elementary and Middle Schools in area to show this new technology and answer student’s questions […]

  • Using the Netgear Arlo Pro Security Camera

    Using the Netgear Arlo Pro Security Camera

    UPDATE 1/3/2023: Just got notice from Arlo that they are ending the life of our cameras on April 1, 2023. Time to look for another security camera….stay tuned! UPDATE 5/14/2020: If you have been missing important events, try this: Set the video recording to 10 seconds (don’t use the automatic length). The Arlo is MUCH […]

  • How Watching Movies Has Changed Over the Years

    How Watching Movies Has Changed Over the Years

    This is 2015, errrr 2019 , 2021, 2022, 2023 and the technology choices for us to watch movies is dizzying!  A bit of history…. I don’t want to start too far back, but, in the past 30 or 40 years there has been a remarkable technological shift in the way we watch movies (and TV […]