Author Archives: Chris Savage
If you use Redbox to rent movies on DVD you might want to read this…
Any posts by Chris Savage on the Parallax Forums are to be considered illegitimate / fraudulent / fake. Apparently posts on the Parallax Forums can be modified for content at will, meaning anything posted may not be what the original … Continue reading
If you’ve recently eaten at Red Robin, Applebee’s or Chili’s, you may have noticed a tabletop kiosk that allows you to order food, play games and even pay your bill. These devices are becoming more and more popular in restaurants. … Continue reading
Engineers are often faced with the demands of those who don’t know the capabilities (or limitations) of the technology they’re asking us to design, sometimes putting us in the position of being asked to design something that is, quite literally, … Continue reading
Back when Microsoft was cramming Windows 10 down everyone’s virtual throat, force-installing it onto their PC if the updates were allowed to install automatically, I went to great lengths to insure I didn’t end up with Microsoft’s spyware-infested O/S on … Continue reading
My Twitter account is for Savage///Circuits, my website, not a personal account. As such I only follow feeds that contain technical tweets of interest to me as related to the scope of my website. This is typically microcontrollers and electronics, … Continue reading
State Trooper creates a PSA for those who don’t know what a turning signal is.
Okay, so it was originally Jefferson Airplane, then Jefferson Starship and finally, Starship. But in my collection it is listed as Jefferson Airplane Starship or as my late wife called it, “The Identity Crisis Band”. No need to get technical, … Continue reading
What would you do if you saw your orange juice being filled from the overflow tray at the bottom of the machine? Yeah, me too! Gross! But that’s what happened to me this morning!