Cooking Up Plutonium-238
September 5, 2022
pSOS+ at Westinghouse Somewhere between 1995 and 2000, I was sent to teach a pSOS+ class to Westinghouse engineers in Savannah, Georgia.
Two Versions, Same Content There are two versions of this document.
March 13, 2014
For a short, four-year period in the 1960s, the man sitting to my right was a High School teacher.
Inspired by “Why Does E=mc^2” by Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw, I admit to giving my imagination considerable free rein in this essay.
Open Source Isn’t Cheap
December 22, 2011
Open Source Basically it means that the item, commonly a piece of software, is usually available in source code form, you can get a copy, read it, and modify it.
November 26, 2011
Curiosity is on it’s way this morning to Mars for the next eight months.
Once Upon A Time
March 24, 2010
Once upon a time, there were three RTOSes named VRTX, pSOS and VxWorks.
Figure-Out-Demos Week
September 6, 2008
A holiday, an extra “sick” [of work] day, two days of “office” and one to figure out some demos for a web-based class, that was my week.


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