From: Chuck Simmons
Organization: You jest.
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Subject: Re: Phase locked loops and confusion.
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Date: Sun, 24 Nov 2002 03:43:05 GMT
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Jim Thompson wrote:
> On Sun, 24 Nov 2002 02:45:35 GMT,
> Chuck Simmons ,
> In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
> Article: <3DE03D77.604E0815@webaccess.net>,
> Entitled: "Re: Phase locked loops and confusion.",
> Wrote the following:
> |BTW, I don't control the design. They tell me they have what looks like
> |an analog problem. I say what I think might help. I'm not the only one.
> |I have a sore ear from talking to the other guy on the phone. He's
> |pissed at me because I fell asleep during a presentation he gave. I
> |think two people stayed awake somehow. I learned 40 years ago that
> |presentations are soporific - I consider 5 slides max for a
> |presentation. Three slides if it is right after lunch.
> Go watch the movie "Disclosure", one of my favorites ;-)
Yep! I love it except it is a bit close to home on the technical side.
That is one good flick. Hey, I've never done manufacturing engineering
but I still liked it. The manufacturing situation in the movie mirrors
real life problems I have seen over the years. The curious main plot
demonstrates a real problem I know exists but haven't seen first hand.
... The times have been,
That, when the brains were out,
the man would die. ... Macbeth
Chuck Simmons firstname.lastname@example.org