A story in two posts

I adore a great rant and this one is right up there. Here’s the setup: WPAC, the Watch Purchasing Abstinence Club, is a group of watch addicts trying to help each other wasting money. One of the recurring conversations is that a member posts a prospective watch and the others ritually insult it. This is […]

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The 9F as an adventure watch

Took the SBGN001 for a weekend jaunt. Hiking, snow, desert. It did great. The wear comfort on this 39mm size is fantastic.

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Progress in audio localization

So years ago in grad school at UNM, I worked on audio localization. My work was on the idea of doing the convolution (applying the filter to the audio) in the wavelet domain, to extend the results from a phd student in the group. My results were poor, read about them on this page. Then […]

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Infrastructure

Highway 805, and they ran the high-tension lines under: Some clever engineering there.

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Shake your bootie

I’m a fan of musical mashups, which often have clever superpositions of melody and counterpoint in them. Or just be catchy. Or good to sing/dance/drive to. The ‘Best of Bootie‘ annual is a great place to go, with free downloads of singles and full mixes. The 2018 disc just dropped and I’m enjoying it now. […]

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F and E Buckles and Bands closing sale

One of my go-to shops for watch bands is the inexpensive F&E Bands. I got the email today that they are closing: My customers,I have decided to get out of the watch strap business for good.  I must liquidate my inventory before I close.  In order to do this, I am having a closing sale.  […]

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