Author Archives: Rob Reilly

About Rob Reilly

Rob is an independent consultant, writer, and speaker, specializing in Linux/Free software, hacking of just about everything, DIY and Maker Movement, and tech media. He has a BS in Mechanical Technology from Purdue University. Contact him at doc@drtorq.com.

Are We Capable?


My new commentary, titled “Are We Capable?”, about how the Democrats have helped Camden, was just posted on All Right Magazine. Back in the late 60’s, I lived across the river, in Elkins Park, Pa.  Camden was a city in … Continue reading

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New, The Next Frontier


Look around, how often do you hear anybody talk about “new” today? New policies?  New opportunities, new jobs, or new wealth?  The complexity and effects of “new” cannot be overstated. America, as always, is at the epicenter of new. I’m … Continue reading

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Be A Book Or Magazine Mogul


I’ve been looking into ways to get my thoughts, commentary, and how-tos out to the mass market. A couple of companies are making the book and magazine publishing process super easy.  And, pretty inexpensive. For books, take a look at … Continue reading

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Picking Up Speed


Ahhh!  The wonders of the First Amendment. All Right Magazine has now published two of my political opinion pieces. The first one addresses how a number of Liberals may, in fact, have the time-tested American values of a strong family, … Continue reading

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Time To Speak Up


I was happy that All Conservative Magazine posted my “Living The Liberal Dream” article, yesterday.  Any visibility a Conservative can get today, is a good thing. The editor wrote back to me and said that one of his main motivations … Continue reading

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The Swindle Continues


Obama came out with his predictable rhetoric, tonight, in his Oval Office speech. He hasn’t done a damn thing to help stop the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico.  On the contrary, he’s been dragging his feet of clay and … Continue reading

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DIY Pool Pump – Revisited


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