A comparison of the sound quality between a couple of vintage a/v receivers from 1978-80 to a modern one. The vintage ones still have it in them for pure sound quality.
Old is gold stills rings true even after all the “innovations” over the years.
A candid take on self help books by a person who read 340 of them in a 2 year period. The only book he finds useful is Richard Wiseman’s “59 seconds”. One thing interesting about the amazon links to the books in his reviews is that they are affiliate ones…
Quote: “Here’s the thing. Self-help books are written to sell, not to help.”
One of the settings that was set to zero was the timeout to connect to the remote SMTP server. Some experimentation established that on this particular machine with its typical load, a zero timeout would abort a connect call in slightly over three milliseconds.