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Tornado Relief

Tornado Relief
May 3, 2011 3 Comments »

It has been quite an eventful week here in North Alabama.  For me it all started with an early morning wake up call last Wednesday of intense lightning and thunder.  Those storms were just the beginning of what turned out ... Read More »

SolidWorks What’s New Guides! – Yes, ALL of Them!

SolidWorks What’s New Guides! – Yes, ALL of Them!
April 25, 2009 26 Comments »

Have you ever wished that you could turn back time and look at what previous versions of SolidWorks looked like?  Perhaps you have a customer who is a few versions back and you can’t quite remember if they have access ... Read More »

Laptops, Moving, & More!

Laptops, Moving, & More!
April 18, 2009 33 Comments »

There has been quite a bit going on lately which has resulted in a lack of posts here on the site.  I’m still here…just working on some “new” things. The biggest news for me personally is that I am in ... Read More »

Live Blogging: Discovery Channel Time Warp, MythBusters, & Prototype This!

Live Blogging: Discovery Channel Time Warp, MythBusters, & Prototype This!
October 15, 2008 13 Comments »

7:37pm – I’m a little behind…thank goodness for DVR! 7:39pm – Into the second episode of Time Warp now – Watching the “Will it Blend guy” 7:40pm – They just blended an iPhone….that was painful to watch….but the marbles are ... Read More »

VACATION!!!

September 12, 2008 5 Comments »

It’s been a busy year and is time for an overdue VACATION!!  I leave early tomorrow morning for Walt Disney World.  I’ll be there for 1 complete fun filled week!  More than likely you won’t see any posts out of ... Read More »

Disqus Comment System & Other Happenings

Disqus Comment System & Other Happenings
August 23, 2008 31 Comments »

I have switched the Comment system for this Blog over to DISQUS.  If you follow me on Twitter you may have noticed that I have been pondering this for a few weeks.  After having to moderate 37 “undesirable” comments today ... Read More »

New E-mail Address

New E-mail Address
August 5, 2008 No Comments »

I have finally gotten my new e-mail address set up.  You may have seen this address already if you are an e-mail subscriber.  Due to an incorrect network setting it did not start working till late last night.  I’m not ... Read More »

ALL NEW SITE & HOST!!

July 31, 2008 28 Comments »

It’s been a week long project but rickyjordan.com now has a new host and all new site design!  Since my Blog was launched in June of 2006 it has been part of the designsmarter.typepad community which is funded by SolidWorks.  ... Read More »

BigDog

BigDog
July 25, 2008 No Comments »

A coworker of mine sent this to me today. (Thanks Johnnie!)  This is one of the coolest looking Robotics projects I have seen to date.  Check out the Boston Dynamics site to find out about BigDog.  The video is definitely ... Read More »

Blog Content Research

Blog Content Research
July 23, 2008 15 Comments »

You will see some changes to this Blog soon.  Generally I have been posting articles with MANY details in written form with an occasional video thrown in.  I am thinking of doing MORE videos in the future with maybe a ... Read More »

My iPhone 3G Adventure

My iPhone 3G Adventure
July 12, 2008 15 Comments »

Over the last month there is one word that has been consistently plastered all over tech sites across the Internet.  iPhone.  If you haven’t heard anything about the iPhone 3G yet I think we need to either check your pulse ... Read More »

Just Checking in….

June 18, 2008 4 Comments »

There seems to be LOTS of things going on right now.  SolidWorks 2009 Beta 1 is just past it’s first week of Beta Testing.  I really like what I am seeing so far and there are more goodies to come ... Read More »

Build LEGOS in 3D!

Build LEGOS in 3D!
June 2, 2008 13 Comments »

My eight year old son never ceases to amaze me with his computer skills.  He called me over to the computer the other day and showed me his latest discovery on the web.  Before I reveal what it was I ... Read More »

Windows Live Writer

Windows Live Writer
April 1, 2008 4 Comments »

I had lunch today with Brian McElyea who most of you know as the CADFANATIC.  He told me about this cool new program called Windows Live Writer that you can use to post messages to your Weblog.  So I guess ... Read More »