Carlos, Andy and Nestor

Wednesday letter. January 20, 2018

Hello world! Welcome to Wednesday Saturday Letter, a list of what I’m doing or pondering. What I’m reading — Michael is a wonderful and accomplished tech diver, under his belt have inspiring and delighting diving articles. Recently he published on FaceBook a list of them. Enjoy!   About Michael: I write, play music, make art, produce […]

Wednesday letter. January 10, 2018

Hello world! Welcome to Wednesday letter, a list of what I’m doing or pondering. What I’m learning- it was a surprise to find this (https://youtu.be/JlX4yuP3XK0) wonderful channel on YouTube. The channel is promoted as a calisthenics learning project; which is, a very good description of it. But it is also about personal growth. I’m doing […]

If you're frequent reader, you'd noticed that we review events occurred at the diving community. Because history should be studied and comprehend, for two main reason: first, “learn from it” and secondly, to know where we came from. Without further ado, let's get into this wonderful article lost in time over the net (printed as […]

Wednesday letter. Dec 12, 2017

Hi All! Welcome to Wednesday letter, a list of what I’m doing or pondering.  What I’m reading — I’d read this article about how different dive computers give you different results even when they used the same algorithm. The author concluded in his article: “The objective was to demonstrate that tables and computers give different […]

Wednesday letter. Dec 6, 2017

Hello world!   Welcome to Wednesday Letter, a list of what I’m doing or pondering.    What I’m reading —   Although you may think that the diving research has stop, nothing is more far from the truth; the scientific diving community is working hard.   So to give you a glimpse of what is […]

Scuba_Diving

Ascent Rate, 60ft./min.?

Have you ever asked to your instructor how was calculated/ came-up-with the ascent rate of the tables or computer that you used? Do you think it reflects basic fact of human physiology? Well, the short answer is no. The selection was made by the USA NAVY based on a compromised between work and safety. At […]

Power Inflator

Power inflator mechanisms and what to do in a malfunction situation

I found this post on a FaceBook group: “I don’t know how many of you have experienced such problem but today during my first deep dive in advance course I encountered malfunction of equipment. My power inflator got stuck in inflate position and I started having uncontrolled ascent . First I didn’t know how to […]

Then and Now: How learning to dive has changed

Do you want to learn Scuba Diving, read this first: Today’s instructors are teaching in a different academic environment than past years. More than 25 years ago the diving community was led by oils companies, a handful of few small civil communities and Navy. The oil companies invested a lot in researched, in developing technical […]