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Category Archives: Technology

I’m An Engineer

From time to time when I was a kid, my grandparents would take me to Santa’s Land, a Christmas themed theme park in southern Vermont. On one of those trips, I remember buying a mechanical Christmas tree toy in the gift shop. The tree was made of three aluminum triangle-ish segments that were mounted to […]

I Finally Figured Out Why There’s an Ethernet Port on the Back of Some Cable Boxes

As I’m about to drop cable TV in an effort to start saving money on something I hardly use, I got curious about the Ethernet port on the back of my set top boxes.  When we moved about four years ago, the tech doing the install in the new house looked at my existing box […]

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