Search found 4079 matches

by tek
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: What are you doing to stay sane on your Staycation?
Replies: 115
Views: 1968

Re: What are you doing to stay sane on your Staycation?

from daughter.tek:
The dog is really, really sick of us being home all the time so he can't get in the trash
by tek
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Plane Crash - Jet Crash
Replies: 1027
Views: 70931

Re: Plane Crash - Jet Crash

I sent the link to my older brother.. he was an F-4 and F-15 crew chief in the USAF, spent many years training forces for McD, and is now at another large aircraft manufacturer making sure that aircraft are maintained correctly: A lot of the older guys who had crewed f-4s in Vietnam or Thailand (whe...
by tek
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.
Replies: 790
Views: 15457

Re: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.

Florida and other states doing little will wait until they have a lot of deaths. Then act after many people are already infected. ms.tek and I, here in south florida, are not thrilled about any of this. Though I have to say that, by and large, the people (at least here in semi-blue Palm Beach Count...
by tek
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: What are you doing to stay sane on your Staycation?
Replies: 115
Views: 1968

Re: What are you doing to stay sane on your Staycation?

local pizza shop putting up make-your-own-pizza kits for kids (and their parents)
d-2.jpg
by tek
Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3667
Views: 73050

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

I think the data is noisy.. 3/26 and 3/27 might be a little high, and 3/21 was very low..

Testing isn't uniformly distributed in time or population, so it is hard to tell what the 'new cases' graph means..
by tek
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Humor
Replies: 313
Views: 8228

Re: Coronavirus Humor

good point: "hospitals that have spent years working toward maximum efficiency are seeing that efficiency turn into scarcity"
by tek
Sun Mar 29, 2020 6:54 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Plane Crash - Jet Crash
Replies: 1027
Views: 70931

Re: Plane Crash - Jet Crash

Wow... pretty damning.. Inspection of the engines on the B-17G N93012 established magneto and ignition failures existed. Regarding engine 4, to prevent the magneto “P” leads from separating from the magnetos, someone had attempted to rig the magneto leads in place with safety wire. Inspection and te...
by tek
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.
Replies: 790
Views: 15457

Re: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.

Daughter,tek has been sewing masks for a local hospital.

I am a car enthusiast, a classic Mopar fan..

Today this arrived:
dodge_mask.jpg
by tek
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 13464
Views: 714271

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

Jeffrey wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:09 am


Anyone wanna explain this?
The Apprentice, Coronavirus Edition.
by tek
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Death Throes of the Trump Presidency
Replies: 982
Views: 69915

Re: Death Throes of the Trump Presidency

SO I say screw it all, WIN THE SENATE WIN THE HOUSE WIN THE POPULAR VOTE WIN THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE and then purge them all from public life. Make it so 10 years from now people will be ashamed to admit they knew any Republicans. I'm good with that.. Turning Florida blue, one vote at a time..
by tek
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus: Health Care Industry
Replies: 67
Views: 1117

Re: Coronavirus: Health Care Industry

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro is spearheading plans for an executive order to have federal agencies such as the Departments of Health and Human Services, and Defense obtain medical equipment and supplies from American manufacturers. “We need to have them buy that from American producers o...
by tek
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act / Emergency Stimulus CARES Act / Defense Production Act
Replies: 122
Views: 3251

Re: H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act / Emergency Stimulus CARES Act / Defense Production Act

Trump has told people he wants his signature to appear on the direct payment checks that will go out to many Americans.
If banks were smart, they'd refuse to cash them.
by tek
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President* Trump - *Impeached
Replies: 13464
Views: 714271

Re: President* Trump - *Impeached

Volkonski wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:16 pm
Pres. Trump names White House trade advisor Peter Navarro to serve as Defense Production Act policy coordinator for the administration.
What could possibly go wrong? Navarro is brilliant!
(Narrator: he's a maroon)
by tek
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: Coronavirus Humor
Replies: 313
Views: 8228

Re: Coronavirus Humor

Dr. Fauci Reports That Alcohol May Help People Survive Coronavirus Briefings https://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/dr-fauci-reports-that-alcohol-may-help-people-survive-coronavirus-briefings “What we have found is that a single dosage before the briefing and as much as a double dosage aft...
by tek
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3667
Views: 73050

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

As I am rapidly learning, the amount of bullshit in the way of getting things done is phenomenal...

I have read about this in the run up to WWII, but I now get to experience it first-hand.

The good news is that, at the low levels below TVdar, there is a lot of good happening..
by tek
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Stock Market
Replies: 637
Views: 34072

Re: Stock Market

totally in character:
My way or the highway.

Sit the f'k down, Bernie.
by tek
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3667
Views: 73050

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

another project just stormed in.. I'm already working modifying a particular ventilator so that it can be monitored/controlled from outside the room, so staff doesn't have to burn a set of PPE for routine look-and-adjust. Now a request to modify portable, 'battery-powered' "mass casualty" ventilator...
by tek
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Bernie Sanders 2020
Replies: 390
Views: 18291

Re: Bernie Sanders 2020

ME! ME! ME!

:roll:
by tek
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.
Replies: 790
Views: 15457

Re: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.

DejaMoo wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:37 pm
Eff 'em.
This seems an appropriate response to them
behold_field.jpg
by tek
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3667
Views: 73050

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

Real info about the auto industry's involvement.

https://www.autobeatonline.com/news/aut ... -equipment
by tek
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: New Diseases - Coronavirus
Replies: 3667
Views: 73050

Re: New Diseases - Coronavirus

Equipment is nice, but as I'm learning in my sudden involvement with this mess: It is all about the PPE. Of course, that's an overstatement. But. Things like ventilators were not designed with conserving PPE in mind.. so there was no consideration of hands-on, in-the-room interaction required. Too, ...
by tek
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Coronavirus
Topic: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.
Replies: 790
Views: 15457

Re: On a Personal Level--Coronavirus COVID-19 Cancellations, etc.

No freezers available for purchase within 100 miles here in FL. We left our freezer in Mass for the new homeowners, who are appropriately thankful. We ordered a new Freezer from the place on Lawn Guyland where I have ordered a LARGE AMOUNT of appliances in the past. Eventually, after we had to switc...
by tek
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Rudy Giuliani
Replies: 1218
Views: 76269

Re: Rudy Giuliani

RTH10260 wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:07 pm
media presence
Giuliani: Coronavirus pandemic 'more complex than 9/11'
by Caitlin Yilek
| March 22, 2020 12:16 PM

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news ... -than-9-11
ME ME ME ME ME!

I am sick and farking tired of all the ME!

/rant
by tek
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Stock Market
Replies: 637
Views: 34072

Re: Stock Market

I guess the good news about my instant immersion in some projects to bend the curve on med device and PPE availability has an upside:

I have not seen the news today until now.

Go to advanced search