[SATLUG] What does engineer mean in the State of Texas?

Robert Pearson e2eiod at gmail.com
Fri Dec 26 04:11:46 CST 2008


On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 10:30 AM, Al Castanoli <afcasta at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> There was some kind of gelatinous goo that came out of the bubble memory
> cartidges in my GRiD Compass, but I don't know what that goo was.  I
> earned a computer science degree during my 22 year career as a linguist,
> but if I had an engineering degree maybe I'd be qualified to answer
> that.  Maybe it was crab ghosts.
>
> Al Casatanoli
>

When I called GRiD about that gelatinous goo they said it was a "No
Charge" feature.




> On Wed, 2008-12-24 at 10:24 -0800, Enrique Sanchez Vela wrote:
>> Now that we're discussing the crab's immortality, while talking to my bro-in-law, we were talking about whether particular gadgets had micro-disks or solid-state ones, then I started wondering whether micro-disks, floppies and all other disks were liquid/gel based or not.
>>
>>
>> oh well!!! Happy Holidays.
>> esv.
>>
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>> Support the troops, bring them home.
>>
>> http://therealnews.com/t/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=2924
>>
>>
>> --- On Wed, 12/24/08, Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > From: Ernest De Leon <edeleonjr at gmail.com>
>> > Subject: Re: [SATLUG] What does engineer mean in the State of Texas?
>> > To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
>> > Date: Wednesday, December 24, 2008, 11:19 AM
>> > Now that is a great idea. Having an engineering competition
>> > would be awesome
>> > for the kids and the field. Breaking it into various events
>> > like structural
>> > engineering, electrical engineering and mechanical
>> > engineering would be
>> > great. Find a way to throw in 'green'
>> > building/power and now you have the
>> > greatest competition ever staged. I would be game to help
>> > organize/sponsor
>> > something like that.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Nate Turnage
>> > <pixelnate at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 9:27 AM, D Villarreal
>> > <dvprogs at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > I'd like to see an engineering contest where
>> > the winner is the one who
>> > > can
>> > > > best replicate the Great Pyramid of Giza [to
>> > scale], or even explain how
>> > > it
>> > > > was done authoritatively.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Hundreds of very intelligent people have long debated
>> > the hows and whys and
>> > > whats of the Great Pyramid in Giza and nothing has
>> > been decided
>> > > authoritatively through that discourse, so I don't
>> > think an engineering
>> > > competition in San Antonio is going to unravel that
>> > mystery either. I think
>> > > a student engineering competition might be cool to do
>> > in this city to see
>> > > how far kids can get into these subjects, though.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > ~Nate
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