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Monday, February 26, 2007

  ESAS rant, recorded.

I felt that selenian boondocks' recent rant on ESAS and ARES I was insufficiently sarcastic, as read on the page. So I recorded an abridged version this morning in my studio (mp3 here). It was quite emotionally satisfying for me to channel Jon Goff that way. Maybe I'll do this more often...

I'm struck by the sheer number of acronyms in that piece. I'd explain them but all of them are google-able....
 
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hey, found your blogpiece from Jon Goff's comments, what took my attention was how you spell your last name .. Täht ? Are you estonian by heritage, perchance ? If so, then "tervisi kodumaalt" :)

Greetings from another embedded linux developer, interested in electric transportation and BEVs in particular, space development and in a certain brand of VOIP ;)
 
Yes, I'm estonian by heritage. My great grandfather came to the US in either the late 1800s or the early 1900s.

I don't speak a word of Estonian. One of my fondest dreams is to take a trip there one day soon and find my roots, though.

As soon as I sell my house....

Thanks for stopping by!
 
just FYI, your last name Täht means a star ( as a star in the night sky ) in estonian :)
If you happen to come over, i'll buy you a round or two..make that ten, honest, and i gladly offer my help on that root-searching
btw, you can find contact me over at kaidokert.com or my gmail account of the same name
 
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