Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Make Your Own Vaccuum Tubes


Time to take a break for the serious. This is old school at it's finest.

You kids think slapping a new cover on your ipod is something?

This guy MAKES his own vacuum tubes.

You see kids, this is what a radio ran on in the olden days. I still remember these from when my Grandfather worked on televisions. Yup, it'd make those work too.

In WWII, they even built a computer out of them.

Someday I'll tell my kids or grandchildren about televisions that you had to look at on a glass tube instead of the new Xenon projection mist with the neural interface that they've been watching.

Clicky Linky.

And I used to edit HTML with Notepad too! And I used telnet on a NeXT slab by cracky!

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Quote of the Day



"If this house gets any dirtier, they're going to have to come up with a new model of Roomba: The Scumba!"

-by Rob

Monday, January 07, 2008

Whole Foods Bakery

Same store. Same comments. See next post.

Save yourself. It's too late for me. I cannot resist.

Beer Alley

Behold!

I have seen the promised land, and it was good.

This is Whole Foods' walk in beer cooler with automatic doors. New store at 59 and Hwy 6 in Sugarland.

Now for the donuts.

Sunday, January 06, 2008

Rob Thoughts

Every day is a gift from God.
Some days are like gag gifts.

Sick

Those Okies love their football. Here's the OSU themed tug at the Oklahoma City airport. (OKC).

Sick. And not in a good way.

Its a beautiful mornin'

Even though I'm in Oklahoma. Okies don't let it go to your head; it'll be freezing again in a day or two. Or 30 minutes knowing OK weather.

I lived here for 8 years so I can judge: in general, it sucks.

5hrs 43min until I leave for good ole Texas.

Still, good pic. Sunrise over Tinker AFB.
 
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