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-If you think that I could be of some assistance to you or your organization let me know,+<WRAP center info box>From the final //Connect Time// in Circuit Cellar Issue #80, March 1997: <​blockquote>​ "I do want to thank a few individuals who have contributed above and beyond the call over the last 10 years (and, I'm hopeful, for years to come). Specifically,​ **//Bob Paddock//​**,​ Pellervo Kaskinen, George Novacek, Jim Meyer, and Ed Nisley. I could always count on one of these sharp guys to have an intelligent,​ well-thought-out answer to some of the most off-the-wall questions I've ever seen." </​blockquote>​--- Ken Davidson former SYSOP/​Editor-In-Chief Circuit Cellar Magazine</​WRAP>​ 
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 +If you think that I could be of some assistance to you or your organization let me know at <​bobpspam@gmail.com>​,
 Bob Paddock - [[http://​www.asq.org|ASQ]] Certified Software Quality Engineer. Bob Paddock - [[http://​www.asq.org|ASQ]] Certified Software Quality Engineer.
  
 Professionally I [[http://​www.designer-iii.com|design]],​ and [[http://​www.softwaresafety.net|program]],​ embedded system hardware/​software for some of the toughest environments known to Mankind. If you saw the movie "​[[https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20081212072202/​http://​www.firehouse.com/​ladder49/​|Ladder 49]]", starring John Travolta, ​ then you have already seen some of my rugged embedded work on the big-screen. I also [[http://​www.wearablesmartsensors.com/​|write]] and [[http://​www.designer-iii.com/​index.html#​CDC_NIOSH_MSHA|review]] documents for the U.S. Government from time to time, and [[http://​www.designer-iii.com/​index.html#​wxwidgets|commercial publishers]]. Professionally I [[http://​www.designer-iii.com|design]],​ and [[http://​www.softwaresafety.net|program]],​ embedded system hardware/​software for some of the toughest environments known to Mankind. If you saw the movie "​[[https://​web.archive.org/​web/​20081212072202/​http://​www.firehouse.com/​ladder49/​|Ladder 49]]", starring John Travolta, ​ then you have already seen some of my rugged embedded work on the big-screen. I also [[http://​www.wearablesmartsensors.com/​|write]] and [[http://​www.designer-iii.com/​index.html#​CDC_NIOSH_MSHA|review]] documents for the U.S. Government from time to time, and [[http://​www.designer-iii.com/​index.html#​wxwidgets|commercial publishers]].
  
-Sometimes we choose our mission in life, other times it chooses us.  Due to my [[:​karen|wife'​s suicide]] I have become very active in the medical community in raising awareness of Intracranial Hypotension due to Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks. ​condition that is more common that many think (for example Actor [[http://​kpaddock.com/​doku.php/​blog/​bpaddock/​george_clooney_has_a_csf_leak|George Clooney had/has a CSF Leak]] and considered suicide), yet is so unknown that some doctors argue the condition does not even exist.+Connect with me on [[https://​www.linkedin.com/​in/​bobpaddock|LinkedIn]]. 
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 +Sometimes we choose our mission in life, other times it chooses us. 
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 +Due to my [[:​karen|wife'​s suicide]] I have become very active in the medical community in raising awareness of Intracranial Hypotension due to Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Leaks, raising awareness of the deadly [[http://​kpaddock.com/​doku.php/​resources/​fluoroquinolones|Fluoroquinolone antibiotics]] that //should be removed from the market// and helping those that Karen left behind that suffer from the same conditions that she did. 
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 +CSF Leaks are a condition that is more common that many think (for example Actor [[http://​kpaddock.com/​doku.php/​blog/​bpaddock/​george_clooney_has_a_csf_leak|George Clooney had/has a CSF Leak]] and considered suicide), yet is so unknown that some doctors argue the condition does not even exist. 
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 +[[http://​kpaddock.com/​doku.php/​resources/​fluoroquinolones|Fluoroquinolone antibiotics]] (Cipro, Levaquin and 20 other names) were a significant contributor to [[:​karen|Karen'​s suicide]]. ​ //​[[http://​www.kpaddock.com|Karen'​s Journal]]// was entered as evidence in the November 5th 2015 [[http://​kpaddock.com/​doku.php/​blog/​bpaddock/​win_at_the_fda_hearing_on_fluoroquinolone_antibiotics|FDA Review Hearing]] on how truly devastating these drugs can be to //**your health**//​. 
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 +<WRAP tip>//"​Karen'​s first-hand account of her illness gave an honest, heart-wrenching depiction of what it is like to live with debilitating pain day-to-day."//​ --- By Savannah Barrs Staff writer of [[http://​www.kpaddock.org|The Derrick Newspaper]].</​WRAP>​ 
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 +<WRAP center info box> 
 +Comments by Steve Ciarcia founder of [[http://​www.circuitcellar.com|Circuit Cellar Magazine]] where "What is inside the box still counts":​ 
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 +From: STEPHEN GRISWOLD To: STEVE CIARCIA Subj: FAX Pump 
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 +-=> Quoting Steve Ciarcia to Bob Paddock <=- 
 + 
 +SC> Somehow when Bob Paddock wants your fax number it's time 
 +to check the paper supply. OK, I'll bite. My fax is...--Steve 
 + 
 +Hello, Dean-Whitter?​ I want to buy stock in Georgia Pacific.. Now! 
 + 
 +{chuckle} 
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 +From: STEVE CIARCIA To: STEPHEN GRISWOLD Subj: FAX Pump 
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 +I'm not kidding! Take a look back and see the length of some of the things Bob has posted as messages here. 
 +Giving him a fax number might be like the waste basket for the library of congress. --Steve ;-) 
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 +From: BOB PADDOCK To: STEVE CIARCIA Subj: FAX Pump 
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 +Humm... I'm not sure if I should take that as 
 + 
 +Bob = Trash Can 
 +or 
 +Bob = Library of Congress, 
 + 
 +no matter. :-) 
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 +From: STEVE CIARCIA To: BOB PADDOCK Subj: FAX Pump 
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 +I assure you that the reference was to you being the library, not the trash can. 
 +It always seems that if anyone has a question you have a volume of data on the subject. 
 +It helps keep this BBS interesting. 
 +Thanks. --Steve</​WRAP>​ 
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 +An other example of my work in extrema environments:​ 
 +{{youtube>​_xEed4FPxdk}} 
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 +We no longer recommended Duracell'​s. ​ All but the 9V shown in the video are now manufactured in Tunisia and they **WILL** leak...