Monthly Archives: April 2007

Play “Calculator War”

Do you think you have a better calculator than your friend? If so, why not challenge your friend to a round of “calculator war.” Here’s how you play the game: You need two random numbers, call them A and B. … Continue reading

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Oh Boyg—The Rise and Fall of RCA

In a previous blog entry I advocated use of government regulated micro-payments for the suppression of spam e-mail. In the comments, Jim asked why I assume that the government has to step in. Why can’t free market forces manage the … Continue reading

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Update: EGR 204 Lab Project

I’ve written a few times about what is happening in my EGR 204 Microprocessor and Digital Logic lab. (Previous blog entry is here.) At this time the students are working on a second design project. This project must demonstrate sequential … Continue reading

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Oh Boyg of Normandy, Hold a Terrifying Bottlefish

I get about 30 “unsolicited” and unwanted “spam” e-mails per day. It used to be the case that my e-mail filter efficiently redirected them all into the trash. Not so any more. As of a month or two ago about … Continue reading

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