Monthly Archives: February 2010

Advice to Sketch and Design Machined Parts

I found some great tips on designing machined metal parts. How to design parts that are cheaper and easier to produce. How to provide clear, helpful drawings and instructions to the machinist shop. How to avoid making costly mistakes. I … Continue reading

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Calculate Renewable Energy Requirements

Regardless how you feel about the issue, most people would agree that the Copenhagen Climate Conference certainly didn't resolve very much.  But don't worry - this post isn't going to inundate you with more vague talk about climate change and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Patch Causing Blue Screen of Death

This beset a few people I know: KB977165 (aka MS10-015) is causing some people to get the blue screen of death. A solution for some, which did not work for me: http://www.krebsonsecurity.com/2010/02/new-patches-cause-bsod-for-some-windows-xp-users/ Edit: Microsoft has withdrawn the patch for now. … Continue reading

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