Slide Rule

Foot faces sculptureI was telling a friend about Scilab, the free numerical analysis tool, and came across a university page describing other numerical tools, such as the slide rule. There is even a society that is dedicated to the preservation and history of slide rules and other calculating instruments – Oughtred Society. I think I may have used a slide rule once. I came across some Slide Rule Operating Instructions in a box of papers that my dad had, and scanned them for posterity.

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I write software for a living. So, I dedicated some web space for some stuff that I have worked on. I mostly write embedded C for PC based controllers, but I have dabbled in a few other areas as well.
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