Saturday, November 14, 2009

Random Hacks of Kindness

I keep thinking "Random Frequent Flyer Dent". But other than that I'm having mostly useful thoughts so far today.

As I didn't figure out how to actually get to be at the Random Hacks of Kindness Disaster Relief Codejam without spending a fortune I've set myself the task of following progress from home.

Here's a press release on the keynote speech by Craig Fugate of FEMA.

Here's the Ning social site for Random Hacks created by Patrick Svenburg.

Here's what I believe to be the official RHOK website on Google Sites. Which is where you'll find the problem definitions.

Here's an interesting blog post from Open NASA.

And now back to look for more useful snippets on Twitter with the tag #RHoK.


Sunday, November 01, 2009

Valve amplifier components

Went shopping for old junk today and came back with some interesting transformers.

More info here -

Now I know that some of my colleagues read my posts from time to time and will wonder what on earth this is really supposed to be saying. All I can say is, to the best of my knowledge Google Analytics doesn't lie and it tells me that far more folks are interested in valve amplifier stuff than anything else I ever write about.