Tag Archives: error

Vintage Schematic Mistakes

Every once in a while, you run into places where a drafting tech made some mistakes on the schematics. This one was a Philco 42-360 radio, which has the wrong tube called out in the tube line-up vs. the schematic. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Trust Everything You Read (On Old Radio Schematics)

Electrical drafting is primarily done on a computer today, with software such as EAGLE or KiCAD. This wasn’t the case back when tube radios ruled the airwaves, though – schematics were drawn up by engineering draftsmen by hand. And as … Continue reading

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Spotty GPS is Interesting

I’ve just returned from Whistler, BC  for the season-ending weekend on the downhill mountain bike park, and wanted to track my progress using Google’s free My Tracks application which records your GPS position on the map for review later. I’ve … Continue reading

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Exchange Server 2010 Management Console Can’t Connect

At my day job I occasionally do some IT administration, and today one of my company’s clients needed some e-mail addresses reassigned through our Exchange Management Console. Immediately on logging in, I was greeted with an error message. “The attempt … Continue reading

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Twitter failed. Hard.

So badly, in fact, it looks like their scripting mark-up isn’t even being processed.   Not what I expected to see from such a web giant. via Boing Boing

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QFC Value Club Card

The Advantage Card is practically mandatory at my local QFC grocery store if their steak prices are any indication:  

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