The Lounge is rated PG. If you're about to post something you wouldn't want your
kid sister to read then don't post it. No flame wars, no abusive conduct, no programming
questions and please don't post ads.
Phone, calulator, tablet, keyboard, mouse, graphics tablet, two monitors, glass full of pens, PC, mobile phone, headphones, stapler, reading glasses, walk-about glasses, tape measure, ear buds, scrap paper for notes, two invoices to put on system, clamp current meter, cat.
Cat hair, cat paw prints, more cat hair.
Bad command or file name. Bad, bad command! Sit! Stay! Staaaay...
- my first computer, working like a charm for the last 38 years
- tape recorder and stacks of old tapes with programs
- old celery 300 notebook, runs terminal emulation for the old computer
- some circuit boards in various stages of reconstruction
- oscilloscope, multimeter, assorted tools
- breadboard with my replacement for the unavailable hex keyboard encoder
- the still unfinished body for my UH-1E scale model, ready for adding the rivets
- (EDIT) forgot the Stormtrooper helmet
- PC stuff, monitor, keyboard, mouse
- piles of USB sticks, DVDs and even floppies
- a small TV for distraction, the entire wall above the desks for entertainment
"I don't know, extraterrestrial?"
"You mean like from space?"
"No, from Canada."
If software development were a circus, we would all be the clowns.
Not when you have the policy Police working overtime.
Business Operation Manager that take policies too literally.
Parent company Security Department that also do random security checks on the office location
Every day, thousands of innocent plants are killed by vegetarians.
You'll find a year's worth of printed papers for the look of busyness, but in reality I don't print much because I'm a closet environmentalist. By the end of the day there will be 3 empty cans of diet coke, perfectly spaced and in the same position from the previous day. A computer bag and a not so smart cell phone. And most importantly, two monitors perfectly positioned, so no one can get behind me and see what is on my screen, with the desktop positioned to hide my personnel computer, in case I need it in an emergency.
There are no pictures or any other nonsense; everything has a purpose. It is close to meeting the 5S's of Lean Six Sigma.
Stuff on my desk:
1) Cool angle poise light,
2) Laser Printer/Scanner Combo
3) Top off a signal conditioning box prototype,
4) USB Hub with 3 USB to 9 Way ports
5) Kemo potted Audio Amp for test
6) Platten out of Hard Drive I was told to destroy used as coaster.
7) Multimeter, Gaffer Tape
8) Complete guts of a PAM system connected to 250 meters of 15 core shield cable (on a drum on floor but connected to PAM system)
9) Digital Vernier (wonder where that was!) found Vern....
Last Visit: 31-Dec-99 18:00 Last Update: 20-Oct-16 6:01