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Jack Ganssle

Signing off

In 1989 Tyler Sperry, then editor of the print publication Embedded Systems Programming, asked me to write a monthly column for the magazine. That morphed…

Trigger warnings

Navel-gazing has always been a feature of the academic world, but one is left somewhat aghast at the reputed state of affairs at some universities…

On reading

What do you read? Add this: https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/201607/the-golden-age-teaching-yourself-anything I’ve always been a bookworm and generally prefer reading to social interaction. My book consumption peaked in high school…

How I sent my boss to jail

I’m no cartoonist, but can imagine a Dilbert that proceeds like this: Frame 1: Pointy-haired boss spouting the usual incomprehensible blather. Frame 2: Wally scratching…

On driving

Every Monday morning I catch up with the technology blogs and articles, including Colin Wall’s. His August 4th entry was about driving – how the…

On precision

FiveThirtyEight has an article that claims Ms. Clinton has a 53.3% chance of winning compared to Mr. Trump’s 46.7%. Now, this is a projection three…

Empire of the Air

Responding to an article about vacuum tubes reader Phil Matthews suggested the book “Empire of the Air” by Tom Lewis. It’s out of print but…