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Programmers who want to curry favor (to be polite) with Paul Graham, the founder of Ycombinator, upvote postings on the Lisp programming language on news.ycombinator.com. Humorously, one commenter noticed this gem in a Lisp article: 🙂 classichasclass 3 hours ago … Continue reading

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ADS-B Juicy Gossip

U.S. aircraft operators are required to have digital position reporting (ADS-B Out) installed, working and certified by Jan. 1, 2020. There are over 100,000 airplanes in the USA … But with only a year to go, there’s some very interesting … Continue reading

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Congrats to HondaJet for their New Elite Model

HondaJet Elite SP Jet I’ve been following the development of the HondaJet for over a decade, and they just released their new Elite SP model with several small refinements that add up to major utility and fewer fuel stops over … Continue reading

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Amazon Waterproof Kindle Oasis

Interesting news that Amazon is selling a waterproof Kindle, and that previously Jeff Bezos used Kindles in a one-gallon Ziploc bag in the bathtub. I worked on the Cloud backend for the discontinued Ricoh eQuill waterproof business tablet. There are … Continue reading

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Dutch King reveals he secretly piloted KLM passenger flights

I used to fly with the Chief Flight Instructor (CFI) for one of these flying kings. Ask me about it sometime! 🙂 Dutch King reveals he secretly piloted KLM passenger flights for 21 years

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