Amazon Kindle

I look at the Amazon Kindle and think: are we going back to the 80s for electronics? More importantly, I agree with others that hope it will be a flop. It looks big, it looks ugly, it looks bulky, there are too many buttons, enough DRM to make the suits earning 7 figures happy (which is never good), and […]

Break out the soldering iron

In Jaunary 2006 I bought a used 2002 Subaru Forester after my 2000 Saturn SL1 was “totaled” (ie: the damage was more then the car was worth, it easily could have been repaired if the insurance company wanted to) when rear ended. Just months after I bought the car, the overhead clock stopped working. It […]