The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Saturday, 13 March 2004]

Windtunnels and ambient temperature

The weather is warming up here in the desert, and with it the ambient temperature in my study. Monolith, a dual-gig windtunnel, reflects the changes in room temperature through its fan noise. It’s enough to make you think that a person with a sensitive enough ear could discern the ambient temperature just by listening to the pitch of the fan noise from this machine.

Note that I’m not bitching about the fan noise. I knew how loud these things were when I bought it. It’s just funny how sensitive the cooling system is.

Music: “On and On and On” by ABBA [Opens in iTunes]

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