Dan on November 27th, 2012

I like the idea of electric vehicles, I just wonder if its too soon.  It seems to me we need to get a handle on how we generate electricity.  The chart below shows the source of the electricity that Puget Sound generated for 2011: (Click on the chart for more details) Here in Washington, we […]

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Dan on November 16th, 2012

Looks like there is a lot of energy about windows 8 even amongst insiders.  This article is a from a windows centric website, read mostly by Microsoft developers and technology people. http://winsupersite.com/windows-8/windows-8-sales-well-below-projections-plenty-blame-go-around Whats most interesting about this is the comments at the bottom. These are comments from people who work primarily with Microsoft   software, […]

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Dan on November 11th, 2012

A great article here on the current use of drones and how America desperately needs to understand how drones are being used. http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2012/09/30/obama-drones-al-qaeda-legacy/1597973/ Hopefully now that Obama is re-elected, and he will be focusing on his legacy, he will do what needs to be done, and curtail the killing of innocent (until proven guilty) citizens.  […]

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Dan on November 8th, 2012

Looks like Moores Law is not ending anytime soon.  IBM appears to be making strides towards switching from silicon based processors to carbon based. http://www.eweek.com/it-management/ibm-researchers-making-carbon-nanotube-production-a-reality/ The other big advantage is carbon nanotubes use a lot less power – perhaps that will also give us progress in battling the issue of lousy battery technologies.

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