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Kevin Scott is an inventor and scientist, director of Meteormetrics Limited, a company dedicated to the development of precision instruments for all kinds of measurement and detection. He is also an amateur experimentalist, glass-blower, machinist and electronics engineer. After a lifetime of fun in science and engineering, he wants to pass on such technological assets and information he has accumulated along the way. This site is part of that endeavour.
There was once a bishop who wrote so many books and articles on innumerable subjects that he was said never to have had an unpublished thought. Perhaps this is diagnostic of an obsessive frame of mind, but over the centuries, there must have been large numbers of good ideas, abstruse pieces of information, clever methods, easy short-cuts which have been lost because they could not all be published.
The genius of the internet is that all these miscellaneous pieces of information can now be published easily and cheaply and in a way which makes them instantly available to millions of people. The downside is that the information is often unreviewed and can be false and it is the reader who has to make careful judgements about the quality and reliability of what he reads. From an author's point of view the advantages are very great: even small amounts of information, so small they would not justify even a magazine article, can find their readership, and the author is spared the task of convincing a would-be publisher to invest the money needed to produce a traditional hard-copy version.
This website is intended to exploit this new internet-born liberty. Information and methods, results of tests and experiments, neat ways of solving problems, tips and tricks in fixing things, will form the substance of this site. It will grow slowly as items are added as they arise in the author's day-to-day experience.
The material here is be offered without warranty. It will be up to the reader to evaluate it and decide its virtue and value. That said, every effort will be made by the author to ensure accuracy and reliability of the information posted here.