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The person on the left makes the If one of the people was much bigger, though, the balance would be thrown off.seesaw rotate counterclockwise, and the person on the right makes it rotate clockwise by an equal amount. The force of each person acts in a different direction,…

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New Email Address

To anyone reading this blog, drector@rockclimbing.com is no longer a usable email address. rockclimbing.com is shutting off their email server. I will get forwarded emails from that address for a while, but please don’t use it anymore. I can be reached at my gmail address “rectorsquid”. Dave

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Computer Engineer Barbie

I found a site that had commentary about the terrible Computer Engineer Barbie book that came out recently. the book is apparently really sexist and makes Barbie out to be an idiot who can only get by with the help of a couple of guys. The site had…

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I Fear Being Defined

I don’t have a tattoo. I’ve thought about it, and I certainly am curious about it. Does it really hurt? Can I take it? Who am I? What would I get written on me permanently? This?… The reason that I don’t have a tattoo is that I have…

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Too Busy To Post

To be honest, I am actually stumped. I just don’t know what to write about. Rolling Ball Sculpture I have most of a metal tree built to support the track of the new RBS. But something about it just doesn’t seem right. The tree itself is cool looking,…

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News Year’s Resolutions

I resolve to do the following: Work in the garage more. I want to build the ball lifter for a new rolling ball sculpture. I got a new band saw blade that cuts through 1/8” thick steel like butter, even running the blade too fast, and I’m on…

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Driving in The Snow

Dear random internet person, I once had to stop two cars back from a stop sign. There was snow on the road and the road was on a bit of a hill. There was no way to get out and measure the snow composition and compaction, and no…

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The Charms Bar – An Oddity

Start Screen with Charms Bar Over there on the right side of the screen is the Charms Bar. It is an oddity to me because it has system-centric information as well as app-centric information. Compare that to the application bar, a feature that many but not all apps…

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Tunnel Creek Road

Population Growth in Sports I went on a mountain bike ride yesterday. I rode up Tunnel Creek Road, in Incline Village, up to the Flume Trail. The last time I was on this road was more than fifteen years ago. It was brutal. When I did this ride…

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