Pat's Technical Corner:

Unicorn Tears

I remember the first time I ever saw an Apple Store. It was around the year 2001 at the “fancy well-to-do” mall in suburban Cincinnati. I espied the glowing white on white logo out of the corner of my eye and, at first, did not know what it was.

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Understanding UL Recognized vs UL Listed

Oftentimes, in our little world of Motorized Drive Roller, especially when MDR technology happens to be new to a particular user or specific industry, the subject will come up and someone will ask: “Hey, are your guys’ stuff UL certified?”

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Today is a Great Day

I have been walking a lot lately for exercise. I have a Fitbit that counts your steps and I have been bitten by the bug of seeing how many I can accumulate in a day. The other day I got up before dawn to walk the dog. On my route, I passed one of our local elementary schools. The lights were on in one of the classrooms and as I walked by I saw the

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Getting Direction Bit by Bit

If you are reading this, then you understand that written English language flows from left to right across the page. Although second nature to us English language folks, this left to right flow is more or less arbitrary as far as world languages go.

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The Big Man Can’t Shoot

I have been walking a lot lately. Some days listening to music just doesn’t cut it and I turn to podcasts. One of my favorites is “Revisionist History” by Malcolm Gladwell (of the book Outliers fame). He examines interesting items from the past and sees how they have stood up to the test of time, then challenges our perceptions of what really

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