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...Cut once

June 15, 2003 - 113 words , 1 comment
The origin of this blog’s title is the old carpenter’s adage, "measure twice, cut once." The adage admonishes builders to plan carefully. Measure each board before you cut it, since once it’s been cut, you can’t undo the cut.
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I was Newly Digital

May 31, 2003 - 551 words , 8 comments
A simple Texas Instruments TI-99/4a computer started a lifelong interest in computing and ultimately launched my career.
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