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This handsome devil is me. Don't laugh, I've seen worse.


I live in McDowell Mountain Ranch in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA, although I'm originally from South Dakota, in the frigid northern realms of midwestern America. I'm an Electrical Engineer and do system engineering and signal processing algorithm development for broadband wireless systems. Occasionally I manage to pass myself off as a musician, cartoonist, poet, illustrator and writer, although not always successfully.










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My siblings. And you thought I was weird. 52Kb
The 1997 F1 Gran Prix du Canada. Race cars against the Montreal skyline on a beautiful summer day. 52Kb
My class picture from Racing School. 80Kb (I'm on the right in the maroon t-shirt.)
One day the engineering dept. wore ties, just to piss somebody off. 64k (I'm kneeling, third from right.)
One day we all dressed like managers. 45k (I'm on the right end.)
A pathetic attempt at recreating a famous American painting. 110Kb
My Mom in front of Phoenix Union High School in 1948. 38Kb
The world's cutest kid circa 1963. 43Kb
My family has a strong historical connection to a pastoral mining ghost town in the Black Hills of South Dakota. 61Kb
For those who doubt the authenticity of my professional title. I left Intel in 2007, but still retain the title, which predated employment there. 22Kb

Eric's list of interesting things:

Some blogs and web presences of note (friends, family, oddballs, whatever)...

I've managed to spend an inordinate amount of cash going to racing school at the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving. Due to the miracle of electronic publishing, you can read about my experiences learning to drive fast. I took the four-day Gran Prix Road Racing course in October, 1994. Read about the first two days, the third day, and the fourth day. Exactly a year later, I took the two-day Advanced Road Racing Course. Read about the first day, and the second day.

Here's some stuff on Digital Signal Processing for Those Who Care. Specifically, it has to do with frequency estimation.

I am an inventor on a number of US and foreign patents. (Thirty-something at last count.)

Once upon a time, I drew cartoons.

Once in a while, I still write poems.

I can be reached at

eric.jacobsen@ieee.org
All views expressed are my own, as no one else seems to want them. No warranty expressed or implied. Your mileage may vary. Don't try this at home. I told you so. Are you going to eat that? Be well, citizen. Live long and prosper. Share and enjoy. Be excellent to each other. Rotate your tires. You think I'm making this up, don't you? That'll do, pig.

Believe it or not, this page is Copyright 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2014 Eric Jacobsen.
This does not, of course, include the stuff I stole from other people.

Last modified August 21, 2014, although all I changed was this date.

The background image of Kokopelli blowing a sinx/x waveform out of his flute is an attempt at faking a glyph showing my interests in southwestern anthropology, signal processing, and music. It seemed like a cool idea.

Here are some words and phrases that'll trigger search engines looking for something else. This should give the guys at the Fed Shed a short break from looking at the really crazy stuff. Sneaky, eh?

flatulence George W. Bush Laura Bush Dick Cheney stolen election greedy scumbags Osama Bin Laden Al-Qaeda Axis of Evil Taliban Wal-Mart Northern Alliance Hamid Karzai Ben Kingsley Bill Clinton Hillary Clinton Chelsea Clinton Socks Clinton Buddy Clinton anarchy militia groups government overthrow bomb making tax evasion automatic weapons terrorism polygamy radical assassination child pornography sex clubs baldness cure winning lottery numbers live forever immortality L. Ron Hubbard Dianetics e-meter Uri Geller wife swapping million dollars wealth free beer terminal stupidity easy frat babes

NOTE: August, 2014 - The above sort of thing used to be unusual and funny because it was a little provocative. Now with large numbers of people spouting radical opinions all over social media, hinting at things like a government overthrow is now common to the point of annoyance. I'm leaving the above as-is mostly for historical purposes.

More later. Cheers.