Dan on March 31st, 2015

I finally got around to putting together a page providing an overview of our recent installation of solar panels for our Seattle area home.  You can check out the details at http://dano.vfsystems.net/the-pacific-northwest-solar-experiment/.  The big question is, does solar power make financial sense in the cloudy and rainy Pacific Northwest?  I think so.  But I plan to track my investment to […]

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Dan on March 20th, 2015

For the last few months, I have been tinkering with AngularJS, Google’s javascript framework for web applications.  Perhaps the best chart I have seen to sum up my feelings about Angular was a chart Ben Nadel posted on his blog:     I am probably somewhere in the bottom left of that chart – but […]

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Dan on March 13th, 2015

I stumbled across this chart on Business Insider, and it caused me to wonder about what this means:       For the first time, more money is being spent on dining out than on grocery purchases.  I guess it makes sense that as the economy improves, more people dine out.  But this gap has […]

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Dan on March 7th, 2015

Comcast has recently been trying to get all their customers to upgrade their internet modems to ensure we all get faster speeds.  Unless you believe Comcast is truly interested in your internet speed,  here is the real reason for their interest in upgrading your modem.  Their new modems come with a public Wi-Fi accessible  to all Comcast […]

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