Toyota’s New Hydrogen Car(s)

Toyota is working on two hydrogen-fueled vehicles. The one pictured here is called the Mirai or the FCV (not sure which is the official designation). They also plan a hydrogen-powered limo. Hydrogen Read more [...]
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Driverless Cars?

One of the main topics of conversation between my spouse and me on the way back from Raleigh, NC was driverless cars. Driving long distances is something that we consider to be boring and dangerous, Read more [...]
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Back Home

I have returned from my 6-month contract in Raleigh, NC, back to my home in Plano, TX. I'm happy to report that I completed the trip without rearranging any sheet metal or breaking any glass. I did have Read more [...]
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Screwed by Google Again (The Neverending Story)

I got this email from a recruiter today, with a position in a place I would never consider even visiting again. No problem, I have a canned script for replying to that sort of email. Except that as Read more [...]
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Going Home Again

The 6-month contract at Qualcomm is coming to an end next week. This week will be a busy one! Lots of packing, and getting rid of stuff we've accumulated (mostly for comfort) in our one-bedroom apartment. And Read more [...]
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Python!

I've been meaning to try writing a useful complete program in Python for some time now, having read about it, and having spent some time figuring out what another programmer was doing in Python. I finally Read more [...]
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Sequence Error

My current client has an internal mailing list that is used for all sorts of things, from advice on local businesses (and which to avoid) to selling or giving away stuff (similar to Craigslist). Yesterday, Read more [...]
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