Episode 600

August 1, 2020

This is the 600th episode of the iMentor Hints and Rants bLog.
It has been written for 600 weeks.
600 weeks is almost exactly eleven and one half years.
Over all, i have worked on this bLog for 3600 hours, which weirdly is a number with 600 in it.

600gle generates 5 billion results when searching for “600.”

The most popular Google search solution is the $600 per week unemployment benefit from the CARES Act (part of the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program. Sadly this rescue money will run out soon.

There is a TV series called “My 600-lb Life about people who weigh 600 lbs.

A brush fire in Agua Dulce is burning more than 600 acres.

The stock of a Norwegian biotech company, ArcticZymes, jumped 600% as it provides enzymes found in the Arctic used to support Covid-19 research.

Wikipedia has an entry for “600 (number). Mathematically, 600 is a composite, abundant, pronic and Harshad number. 

A credit score of 600 or below is a poor score.

600 is the number of miles run in the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 (the longest NASCAR race).

The model number of the 1955 Fiat 600 was 600.

In Latin, sescenti (600) denoted an infinite number.

In 600 BC Nebuchadnezzar built the Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

In 600 AD the earliest references to the game of chess appear.

The Roomba robot vacuum is in its 600 series.

Polaroid 600 cameras print a picture instantly.

If in Canada you might use area code 600 for your Teletype services.

State Road 600 is in Daytona Beach, Florida. Good skydiving on SR 600, exit 261, DeLand.

California penal code 600 (a) says “Any person who willfully and maliciously and with no legal justification strikes, beats, kicks, cuts, stabs, shoots with a firearm, administers any poison or other harmful or stupefying substance to, or throws, hurls, or projects at, or places any rock, object, or other substance which is used in such a manner as to be capable of producing injury and likely to produce injury, on or in the path of, a horse being used by, or a dog under the supervision of, a peace officer in the discharge or attempted discharge of his or her duties, or a volunteer who is acting under the direct supervision of a peace officer in the discharge or attempted discharge of his or her assigned volunteer duties, is guilty of a public offense”.

If you are a cinematographer you are probably a member of the International Cinematographers Guild Local 600.

As a cinematographer, you might want to inquire if 600 HIGHWAYMEN needs one of their live theater performances filmed.


600 follows 599 and proceeds 601. i guess my next bLog will be #601.


  1. Jeff Laun July 14, 2020

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