Dan on February 19th, 2015

One of the most interesting things about the recent study released on climate change was the different headlines the different media sites put on the article.  Here are just a sample: Scientists Recommend More Research on Geoengineering Anti-‘Geoengineering’ National Academy Report Opposes ‘Climate-Altering Deployment’ US scientists say ‘climate intervention’ strategies are unlikely to work Man-made […]

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Dan on February 13th, 2015

When I saw the news that Radio Shack is closing over a thousand stores,  I assumed our neighborhood Radio Shack was on the list.  Sure enough, when I saw it on the list, I was not surprised, but felt a bit of nostalgic sadness. Not that I am an avid Radio Shack customer, But Radio Shack has held a […]

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Dan on February 8th, 2015

At first I thought this news about a theme-park hotel staffed with robots was just a gimic: http://indianexpress.com/article/world/asia/worlds-first-robot-staffed-hotel-to-open-in-japan/ But if you think about it, if you were a company wanting to start automating basic hotel functions, this would be a great place to start  (on the other hand, I take it nobody in this company […]

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Dan on February 1st, 2015

What caught my eye on this story about Scotland renewable energy is that they had success with wind more than solar power. http://ecowatch.com/2014/11/27/renewable-energy-powers-scotland/ I guess it shouldn’t surprise me too much, since no doubt that Scotland has more wind than sun,  but it was interesting to see that they have had success with wind on […]

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