Monthly Archives: February 2019

Livin’ on a prayer

I was 16 and a junior at Oxford High School (USD 358, Oxford, KS, population 1000) when Bon Jovi released “Livin’ on a Prayer”. Woah, we’re half way there Woah, livin’ on a prayer Take my hand, we’ll make it … Continue reading

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Ozaki 8

The 2015 release of Point Break introduced the Ozaki 8, a list of extreme sports endeavors that honor the forces and wonders of nature. Ironically, the Ozaki 8 is more popular than the movie among extreme sports enthusiasts. This fictional … Continue reading

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The first CAD/CAM

My career is closely connected with computer-aided manufacturing, or CAM. In modern manufacturing, CAM is preceded by CAD, computer-aided design. Complicated electro-mechanical mechanisms, such as an airplane or passenger vehicle, are composed of subsystems, which are each a collection of … Continue reading

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