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Intermission: Act 1 of 3

Intermission: Act 1 of 3

Posted by Chris Gammell on Aug 31, 2016

I turned 33 last week. While I have no guarantees of making it to 99, I like the idea that this birthday could potentially mark the first third of my journey to living to 99. Who knows? I could live even longer…or I could die tomorrow. Either way, I like the...

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Internet Denizenry

Internet Denizenry

Posted by Chris Gammell on Apr 23, 2016

I’m rounding out a stint of travel to Serbia, Germany, the UK and am now back in the states. It has been a wonderful experience, even if I am ready for a bit of quiet at home for a while. One thing that strikes me as I travel to these foreign destinations and...

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Language Barriers

Language Barriers

Posted by Chris Gammell on Apr 6, 2016

Despite my love of words, I have never actually picked up another language. I have “studied” both French and Japanese in school for multiple years, but neither of those stuck past a few phrases and vague recognition. While the courses are often emphasized...

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Modes Of Communication

Modes Of Communication

Posted by Chris Gammell on Apr 2, 2016

I have been working on a new mode of connecting with others in the engineering community. It’s been a slog to get people to try it out and use it regularly, but I totally get it. I have so many modes of communication these days: Email (multiple email...

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I’m selling my drums

I’m selling my drums

Posted by Chris Gammell on Mar 30, 2016

I’ve been playing drums since I was 8 years old; sooner than that if you count pots and pans. But if I look at reality, I haven’t been playing drums for a couple years now and finally decided it’s time to pass them on to another person. Well. Sell...

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Nodus Tollens and Torschlusspanik

Nodus Tollens and Torschlusspanik

Posted by Chris Gammell on Mar 26, 2016

Logolepsy One thing that I always loved on The Amp Hour was coming up with alliterative titles for the episodes (my favorite word is still “ostrobogulous“, used for episode 162). After roughly 150 occasions of naming shows like this and realizing the...

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