Don’t Let Your (Technology) Tools Use You

“In an information-rich world, the wealth of information means a dearth of something else: a scarcity of whatever it is that information consumes. What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.”

A shovel is just a shovel. You shovel things with it. You can break up weeds and dirt. (You can also whack someone with it.) I’m not sure I’ve seen a shovel used for much else. Continue reading “Don’t Let Your (Technology) Tools Use You”

Restoring Super General CRT TV 14” SG1499MS

Restoring this old super general TV is not easy. For fun I started to clean the Circuit board with water and let it dry for one day, re-weld all the components, change all rusted resistors, and checked for any short in the PCB.

Finding schematic diagram is not easy, but I found that TCL PCB is similar with Super General and also found that M5 chassis (Tedelex) is very identical with my TV that i’m going to restore. Continue reading “Restoring Super General CRT TV 14” SG1499MS”