Archive for date: December 29, 2008

Cooking at Kitchen on Fire

December 29, 2008 | Cooking and Recipes | By: Mark VandeWettering

Carmen and I have reached the point in our lives where buying stuff for each other at Christmas is kind of superfluous. Stuff we need, we already buy, and stuff we don’t need aren’t the greatest gifts. What’s really valuable is the time we spend together. Toward that end, my wife Carmen used her own […]

Intimate Control for Physical Modeling Synthesis

December 29, 2008 | Music | By: Mark VandeWettering

Okay, for every slobbery dog video I post, I promise to post something with a little more meat. My friend Tom is interested in all kinds of computer music and interface technologies, and no doubt, has already seen this controller. But just in case he hasn’t, here’s a really nifty controller, and even he has […]

Dog Eating Burrito

December 29, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Okay, I mostly don’t post pet videos on this blog, but sometimes, you just have to make an exception, like when someone decides to give a bean burrito to his dog. Okay, you don’t really need to make an exception. But I did. What can I say, for some reason I never posted anything on […]

NIST Time and Frequency Publication Database

December 29, 2008 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

Laura Halliday mentioned this page on the QRP-L while discussing the innards of those Radio Shack “atomic clocks” that you can buy. Seems like there are some good links to helpful information regarding the time services provided by NIST via WWV. NIST Time and Frequency Publication Database. Addendum: Jim Miller, AC3BV gave this link on […]