Category Archives: Tech


Can Web Apps Rot?

Can Web apps rot? Why yes, yes they can, mainly if you rely on cloud integrations. Just looking at an old web app (finished 18 months ago) recently and found the following: Twilio changed an API path (SMS/Messages => Messages), … Continue reading

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Korg ARP 2600 Synthesizer Available Again

ARP 2600, new! lol. It was the first portable (van instead of truck) synth, and used in the original Star Wars movie for the “voice” of R2-D2. ARP went out of business after some failed products, and Korg bought them. … Continue reading

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Meetup: New Security Features in Redis 6

Redis Labs Security Product Manager Jamie Scott talked at the Redis Meetup today about “New Security Features in Redis 6 Open Source.” Because of the Corona virus, the lecture was streamed on Youtube instead of presented to a live audience … Continue reading

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Music: Affordable Guitar Rack

I recommend ebay seller alienbid’s “New 9 Folding Multiple Guitar Bass Holder Rack Display Stand Black” if you need an affordable guitar rack. It’s about $19.79+tax, including free delivery. The rack is well-made from steel, and is strong. It feels … Continue reading

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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 lost $18 billion total on the 737, … Continue reading

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