The Engineer is sitting at home twiddling his thumbs and is, frankly, a bit angry. Yes, this is common, but today its a special kind of angry. It's the angry reserved for only the most heinous of imbeciles. The reason? The milk has run out. The shop has none. There can be no more tea. … Continue reading At World's End
The Engineer has found himself unpopular of late. Not the temporary "out of favour kind" either, but the more serious overtly disliked. Considering the reasons for this and happening on the Badger's latest post here, The Engineer starts to understand why. The Engineer, you see, represents the Electronics and Software departments on the Senior Management … Continue reading Becoming the Pariah
The Engineer has always found people difficult. Sitting with his Saturday morning cup of tea reflecting on the week, this has never been more true. But this week is a bit different. You might know from the Engineer's other blogs that his usual frustration is with his colleagues and the processes of his own company. … Continue reading What’s the point of a patent?
It's been a quiet week. Nothing of note has really happened. People are starting their Ski holidays and all our service technicians are in house - nothing is going wrong. Then one of them came for a chat. Unusual. The Engineer is not known for engaging in chit chat. "I've been playing with Arduino in … Continue reading Arduino – Friend or Foe?
In an otherwise routine week, one of The Engineer's colleagues approached with questions. Ordinarily nothing to worry about. But the individual concerned is a salesman. The hairs on the back of The Engineer's neck stood on end and his nervous twitch returned. This was only going one way... the pit of despair followed by beer. … Continue reading AI – Artificially Inflated