Author: Oscar Gordon

A Navy Turbine Tech who learned to spin wrenches on old cars, Oscar has since been trained as an Engineer & Software Developer & now writes tools for other engineers. When not in his shop or at work, he can be found spending time with his family, gardening, hiking, kayaking, gaming, or whatever strikes his fancy & fits in the budget.
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Woke Math?

Yes, there is a rich and diverse history behind the development of mathematics, but is there currently room in the math class for that?

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Tech Tuesday – Puppy Power Edition

Got to see the dam at The Dalles, in OR, which is a massive concrete structure on the Columbia with 22 turbines, a fish ladder, and a shipping lock.

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Tech Tuesday – Shrimp on the Barbie Edition

Productive weekend. Fixed two doors, tore up some Davidiums and replaced them with Lilacs, cleaned the car, etc. PS: Why must interior door frames and hinge screws be so cheap? Both doors had the screws stripping out of the jambs. Had to take them off and pack the holes with epoxy so the screws would have something to bite into. I’m starting to think jambs should be constructed with T-nuts and use machine screws.

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Tech Tuesday – Spooky Action Edition

To be honest, this is the first I’ve heard of Octonions, and when I first read the title, I wasn’t entirely certain they weren’t talking about a layered root vegetable.

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Tech Tuesday 06/11/19 – Back in WA Edition

It is so good to be back in WA, where the sun does not assault your skin! TT01 – We should do this with every major bridge.  Not just the installation of sensors, but...

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The Why of the 737 Max

In short, this is on both Boeing and the FAA, and both should get taken out to the woodshed over it, both criminally and civilly

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