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SALARY IN CENTS PER MINUTE
An employee's salary in thousands of dollars per year is roughly equal to their salary in cents per minute (subtracting holidays and vacations).
Frederick Heald, Software Engineer, Carlsbad, CA, USA
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CHOOSING A PULL-UP RESISTOR
When selecting a pull-up resistor to prevent a floating state, the general rule is to use a pull-up resistor that is an order of magnitude (1/10th) less than the input impedance of the input pin. For example, if you use a 1MΩ resistor for the pull-up and the input pin’s impedance is on the order of 1MΩ, the voltage on the input pin is going to be around half of ???, and the microcontroller might not register the pin being in a high state. Is it a high or a low? A resistance of 10k to 100kΩ for R1 should avoid most problems.
Joseph Bauer, Master Carpenter, Indian Hills, Ohio, USA
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RECOVERY FROM SURGERY
For every one hour that you spend in surgery, it generally takes one month to recover and feel back to normal.
Pam, Researcher, Orlando, FL, USA
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HOLDING YOUR WATER
Men can hold their water twice as long as women. Plan your stops accordingly when traveling by automobile.
Alan
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CONFUSED ELDERLY
If your elderly parent is loopy or confused, check for a urinary tract infection.
Jeff Zurkow
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RAINY-DAY SAVINGS
Experts say you should have 3-6 months saved for emergencies to cover all of your expenses. A simple way to determine this number is to take your monthly rent (or mortgage) payment and multiply by 12.
Doug Sweeney
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KNOWLEDGE BEGETS QUESTIONS
The more knowledgeable a person is about a subject or a issue, the more questions they have about it.
Dave Agresti, Prof Criminology (retired), Tampa, Florida, United States
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IDENTIFYING FREELOADERS
People who expect to pay for your advice will mention that the first time they ask you for advice. People who expect to get your advice for free never will.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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JUDGING A MUSICAL-INSTRUMENT STORE
A good musical-instrument store is quiet, except for people trying instruments. If a store has music playing over the PA, it's run by idiots.
Matthew Butterick, writer
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