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Boeing Pushes Estimated MAX Return To Midyear 2020

I predicted in early 2019 that the 737 MAX wouldn’t fly in 2019, based on my engineering and commercial pilot rating experience. I was right, and most other pundits were very wrong. Boeing took a $5 billion loss in 2019 … Continue reading

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Music: Understanding the Steinberg UR22C Power Requirements

The Yamaha/Steinberg UR22C audio interface just came out in 2019, so I haven’t seen detailed information on it, aside from what’s in the manual. I did some research, and the UR22C can be powered the following 3 ways on Macbook … Continue reading

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Installing Cubase AI 10.5 on Mac OSX

Most Yamaha music instrument and audio interface products come with a free license for the Yamaha/Steinberg Cubase DAW Windows and Mac OSX software. The Cubase AI installation process is obnoxious and lengthy, but this tutorial should help save you time … Continue reading

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Change Data Capture at Netflix with DBLog

Netflix Tech Blog has a post on relatively new change data capture tool called DBLog. When I worked at Netflix a while ago, they also had a hacky tool that would find changes in one database and copy them to … Continue reading

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Slick SL57 Guitar

Got a Slick SL57 Aged Vintage Sunburst Maple Fingerboard Alnico Pickups with camo hard case for $259+$59. Slick is famous/notorious for guitar prices being less than cost of hardware parts. And automotive paint. Delivery – arrived naked in case – … Continue reading

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