* “Poor Halo play prompts stabbing threat”:http://blog.seattlepi.com/seattle911/archives/231642.asp. Doesn’t seem unreasonable. I’ve heard campers threatened with worse. * “How Secure Is My Password”:http://howsecureismypassword.net/. No idea how accurate, but fun. 17 thousand years for my typical password. * “Rich on photobooks”:http://www.tongfamily.com/archives/2010/12/photobooks-for-christmas/. I […]
Looking at choices for an electric for use around our property. Basically I think the choice comes down to these: * “Cunningham”:http://www.cunninghamgolfcar.com/p-225-xrt-850-electric-utility-vehicle.aspx. Lacks a certain spirit, but comes in well under the price of most the others. Basically a golf […]
The Oil Drum | Space Solar Power: Star Player on the Bench.
copper & concrete :::: lamps. interesting, particularly the ones that embed power outlets in the tower. i don’t need a lamp but a stylish power strip would be awesome.
Fisker Karma Brochure/Specs. Stealth? Eco-Chic? Solar Power? | The Truth About Cars — fun to dream about
As much as I like these LED bulbs — New LED Light Bulbs Can Replace 100W Incandescents >> MetaEfficient Reviews. — they are probably going to have to evolve a lot further in physical design before I can adopt them […]
Greentech Media | 150 Solar Startups. Useful taxonomy and list
All over the place — Distilleries of Scotland, DC, Bullets, Games, Doghouses, Golf, Currency, and more
Brett on Stuff » Distilleries of Scotland. A reason to hike Scotland WOW — stronger authentication than your bank. What does that say about the world. Running DC thru the house. An idea whose time has come again? Indie games […]
* Clickjacking. Pretty ugly form of attack. * Self-powered wireless light switches. Pretty cool, instead of running line voltage to every lightswitch, they harness ambient power and send wireless signals to outlets. Now if you just combine this with… * […]
— good crowd looking at the Tesla this AM.
Nissan’s ECO Pedal pushes back during acceleration » Coolest Gadgets. Love the idea of embedding behaviour into everyday objects. I want my light switches to give me feedback about energy consumption. My wallet to give me feedback about my spending.
Edison PC Power Management Software | Edison — tried on my home machine but had to uninstall. It is lipstick on a chicken — a nicer UI than the default Windows power management UI but that is all it is. […]
Greentech Media | Fat Spaniel Launches Open Platform. Congrats guys. One nice example of the platform use here — another here — a bunch of these up on the fat spaniel site
Fisker Automotive: Environmentally friendly, premium cars featuring plug-in hybrid technology >> Vehicles >> Features — J says we need to get one of these.
Cow Backpacks Trap Methane Gas. Adds a new fun element to cow tipping as well.
* Mitsubishi Ultra Thin Frame Premium Flat Panel TV with Integrated Sound Projector » Coolest Gadgets — cool. I have a discrete sound projector in one room and have been happy with. this is a great way to get surround […]
Strategic News Service Blog » Blog Archives » Solving America’s Energy Crisis — a reasonable approach. I heartily agree with the idea of getting to all electric as soon as possible. We need an Apollo-like program — we need the […]
Electricity Rates from Solar Cost Competitive by 2015 « Cooler Planet Clean Edge, a research and publishing company focused on renewable technologies and the non-profit organization Co-op America released a report that states the cost of electricity derived from solar […]
* HP working on solar PV, IBM putting a billion dollars into green datacenters, Intel spinning out a PV firm — nice to see the IT leaders getting behind alternate energy * DOE funds electric vehicle projects — not sure […]
The Oil Drum | World Cement Usage: An Indicator of Energy Consumption–and China and India Are Certainly Using It — OK we better start worrying about peak cement.