“Practicing” Elegant Design

The Heathkit TC-3 Tube Checker – a Masterpiece in UI (User Interface) design I am coming off a really fantastic work week – where I finished QA-ing the Data Discoverer product that I designed at LendUp in Oakland. It is a system that will let LendUp adhere and comply with a broad and sweeping Data Privacy regulation called the CCPA (California Consumer Protection Act),…

Heathkit TC-3: Elegant Design

The Heathkit TC-3 Tube Tester I was very lucky to stumble on a perfect condition TC-3. I was not in the market for one, but the price was so low that I just had to purchase it. I found out later that these are very much sought after and sell for more than twice I paid for it. For the last two years I…