Hardware is an elusive constraint on user experience
There's a hard wall. But we try to build the cage big enough so there are options for programmers. A quad core Android phone with a gigabyte of memory is a pretty big cage. Sometimes when programmers feel constrained, they're just being lazy. There's ...
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Skinner Box? There's an App for That
Why do we go to all that trouble and then spend the time Twittering and wall posting on the overwhelmed conference wifi? Or, more Email was the first electronic medium to raise my clock speed, and also my first digital distraction problem. After ...
January 4, 2010
Jo Anne McKnight's Points North news, March 7
UOP Honeywell Hometown Solutions.jpg View full size(Jo Anne McKnight/Correspondent)These UOP Honeywell volunteers worked on the Chickasaw amphitheatre and civic center on Feb. 20. Front row, from left: Chickasaw City council member Mickey Day, ...
March 7, 2010
It was a Radar backchannel email about the infamous Web 2. 0 Expo Twitterfall incident. Anyway, I sent the email, inexplicably Jesse said “post. In The Anthologist , Nicholson Baker describes writing poetry as the process of starting with a story and building a poem around it. I try to do that with photography and build pictures around narrative and metaphor. After the work takes shape the story is carved back out and what remains hints at the story’s existence, like a smoke ring without the mouth. He says it better: “If you listen to them, the stories and fragments of your stories you hear can sometimes slide right into your poem and twirl around in it. Then later you cut out the story and the poem has a mysterious feeling of charged... ” Don’t worry about the dog, it lived and it isn’t relevant. My point is that this post isn’t about the Twitterfall fail story, that was just a catalyst. The inchoate uneasiness still twirling around in here is what’s left of it. This all began with these lingering questions: “Why are we conference attendees paying good money, traveling long distances, and sitting for hours in chairs.
These UOP Honeywell volunteers worked on the Chickasaw amphitheatre and civic center on Feb. Front row, from left: Chickasaw City council member Mickey Day, Al Cutrone, Bob Capell, Jason Novak, Lorie Novak, Adrian Holifield, Shalia Fletcher, Ken Preston. back row: Martha Griffith, Dana Griffith, Jacob Wright, Benjamin Wright, Rick Neal, Scott Wright, Kirsti Wright and Larry Eberly. -- On one of those cool, but not-too-cold Saturday mornings recently, a band of volunteers bearing shovels, rakes and paint brushes showed up at the Chickasaw Civic Center and amphitheatre complex. By the end of the day, the 60-year-old amphitheatre was spotless inside and out and had a new metal roof. The workers included Mickey Day, a Chickasaw city council member, and 16 employees of UOP Honeywell and their family members. Volunteering through a program called Hometown Solutions, which provides assistance in areas where Honeywell is located, were Gary Smallwood, a Chickasaw native now living in Saraland. Scott Wright and his three children, Kirsti, Benjamin and Jacob Wright. Funds for such projects as the $5,000 amphitheatre roof come through employee donations, said Cutrone, who explained that U. S. Honeywell not only works on community projects, but aids individuals, as well. “We appreciate the Honeywell employees and their families for the work they are doing at the amphitheatre and civic center,” said Day, as the group paused for a lunch break. The civic center is used by the community for senior, youth and various other activities, and, Smallwood said, the amphitheatre is the place for summer concerts, outdoor movies, ecumenical Easter sunrise.
“To omit numbers and have an abstract object that moved on the wall was something no one was doing at the time,” he says. Once or twice a year he would design a group of about eight clocks, which would then be presented to Howard Miller and put into ...
August 5, 2015
HOWARD MILLER PEMBROOK WESTMINSTER CHIME KEY WIND CLOCK 613-231 - Serviced 7/13 For Sale - New and Used
Below are the details from the Howard Miller website ... Thanks for bringing this to my attention. The clock is in perfect working condition. Antique Ansonia Spring Driven Vintage 1747s Old Style Pendulum Wall Clock Hb 02 Antique Ansonia Spring Driven ...
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Howard Miller Spokane Wall Clock, Brushed Aluminum
Amazing!!!! Was shocked that the product surpassed the price of the clock. Once on our kitchen wall it looks like it costs a couple hundred dollars. Love the retro look and the fact I can read the time. It replaced a clock that was difficult to read.
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Howard Miller Contemporary Pendulum Wall Clock, Brushed Nickel, Hudson
This contemporary pendulum clock is perfect on our 42-inch recessed wall. It is functional and has a rather sleek and unique style that fits our decor. Just add two AA batteries, hook the pendulum to the ring and you're good to go. Appears to be keeping ...
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10 Easy Pieces: Simple Kitchen Clocks
The Classic Clock by Howard Miller, Remodelista Above: The Classic Clock was designed by Howard Miller (son of Herman) and measures 12 inches in diameter; $55 at DWR. Aluminum Wall Clock from Muji, Remodelista Above: The Aluminum Wall Clock measures 9.45 ...
December 25, 2013
Pendulum clock chimes at wrong times
Q: My husband and I purchased a beautiful Howard Miller pendulum wall clock in 1994. It worked well until a few months ago, when it began adding two chimes, one at five minutes before the hour and one at 25 minutes after the hour. It continues to chime at ...
February 27, 2013