Observation

Comments about observable things in general. Sounds better than “Uncategorized”.

Automatron

I watched a video stream late last night on my cell phone. Trying to get sleepy enough to turn out the lights and go to sleep. It was about an adult mature young lady who made her career to be an expert in old clock-work mechanics and automatons. Look up that word if you don’t know. She (or the voice over commentator) made a comment stating her life-work was a return to tangible mechanical automation...

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Logitech MX Mechanical Keyboard

Replaced my keyboard and mouse on the WIN11 computer system. I always use Logitech. They get the job done. The new one is their MX Mechanical with the “Linear” keys. This is the first mechanical Logitech (I have other mechanicals) I have owned. There has always been a big brag about using a mechanical keyboard. It’s all about the feel and the audio feedback when typing. Eh? It’s still just a keyboard. The MX Mechanical...

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Kickstarts and Preorders

There is a new but old marketing ploy being exploited by manufacturers trying to create an advance market for their new product. They are both very similar and create the same effect for the maker and the buyer. The buyer is offered a discount from the “real” sell price of the item if they will invest in a new product before it is available for delivery by the maker.  With many products and especially with...

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Whiners and Winners

Whiners and Winners The most annoying of the two above titled character groups is the first. They are the less successful people of the world. The Winners can sometimes be annoying to me as well. Only because I am not comfortable with over expression of one’s own self praise. Praise of ones achievement should be harvested from others, not generated personally as a brag. But I tolerate bragging of winners far better than the whining...

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