MTGOX Scams Millions!

Is MTGOX Screwed?

Is there a reasonable expectation that MTGOX Bitcoin holders will get their money or coins back? In short, I believe the answer is probably “yes”. By now, most people are aware of the drama that is MTGOX. To summarize, over a million people have tons of money stored in their account which is managed by…

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The Chrome Phone by Google

I am making a bold prediction for 2015: Google Will Release a New Device Called the Chrome Phone! In 2011, Google acquired Motorola. In 2014, Lenovo acquired Motorola. Somewhere in between, Google announced a new product under way called the Moto X. It wasn’t really all that cool even though it incorporated some Google technologies.…

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SEO Project in Progress

I have recently launched the beginning of a new project. It entails the development of a model search algorithm, like a mock search engine. The purpose is to take on the role of Google with the hopes of gaining insight on best practices for SEO. The project is called SEOwrit (due to lack of available…

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Buddhist Lesson For Modern Society

The other day I was watching the show The Middle, when the ever wise “Brick” provided some delightful food for thought. Throughout the show, Brick was having a personal dilemma in trying to find happiness like we all do. His source of anxiety was an inability to set worries aside. He was constantly worrying about…

Discussion About Simple Energy Saving Technique

Bubble Wrap, Petroleum Jelly, and Window Insulation I thought this conversation might be of interest to anyone looking for quick, cheap, and easy ways to save on heating bills. A lot of the strategies I use are experimental. For example, the idea of coating a window in petroleum jelly, or any thick, viscous material or…

Lab 8: Operational Amplifiers

Lab report from the “Art of Electronics” student manual. 8-1 Open Loop Test Circuit Introduction: The purpose of this lab is to become acquainted with the normal output of an operational amplifier (op amp). An op amp is a class of amplifiers that are close to an ideal differential amplifier. Op amps consist of about…

Lab 4: Transistors 1

4-1 Transistor Junctions are Diodes   Introduction: In this lab, we are to check to see if we have a bad transistor. In doing so, we will become familiar with the structure and components of a 2N3904 NPN transistor. A transistor is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals and electrical power.…