The Book – is a collection of Science Fiction stories about a machine that can predict how people will die.

The Actual Computer … can predict within the time frame of when someone will die.

I am officially calling it … Machine of DEATH!!!

Seriously… I love the Phantom of the Opera

Maybe because I also was held by some lunatic psychopath… just kidding… that’s not why I like it.

The music, the story…

For this one… Josh Groban – I love this man’s voice. What a voice! Amazing.

The thing is… I’m not too fond of Kelly Clarkson’s voice with his. Maybe someone else…
I don’t know.

I like the movie soundtrack for this but Groban really makes it.
It’s kind of like that song “I’ll be seeing you.” Sinatra does ok. Dean is ok.
But Jimmy Durante Hands Down!

Seattle LUG – Not … exactly

So, I did not exactly attend the Seattle LUG but I did have a few minutes to hang out with the Greater Seattle LUG president. He was ultra cool and smart. Also, he was wearing a kilt FTW!

After the Security Summit, he, Nate Downes and I hung out for a short while. He was telling me about SEAGL.
I hope I can check it out at the end of October… but I am not sure I can get up there.

I can say this, when I left speaking with the Seattle LUG president, I walked away with a few things:

1. I may never be replaced as Interim LUG President. It could be years!
2. He gave me hope for the club.
3. He assisted me in realizing that a conference is not that tough to coordinate. After all, I was events coordinator back in the day at Pearson and did a lot of Events coordinating at Microchip with Marc.
4. Some men do look good in a kilt! 🙂

The bottom line was – I wanted to go. He got me excited about the event. This was fantastic. I wish I could have gotten his pic. Oh Well… Here’s another pic of my badge…


September 12, 2015 – Pi Fun- Copper LUG at Gangplank Chandler we got Rudy’s Lapdock working!


At first, it seemed like the lapdock wouldn’t power on.

We checked the power cord with the multimeter and the power cord worked. So, Rudy did some research and tada!!!!

Then, he reset it. He did a reset and a power on at the same time to get it to work. He says you may need to do it a couple times.

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We now have a few different keyboard options. One has a trackball that works. When we wanted to see if the trackball works, Alex said he’d give it a whirl.


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HDMI Male to Micro HDMI Female Converter (Black)

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We also had some fun with retro pi 3!


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