Light at the end of the panel

Who doesn’t know that funny little detail about solar panels; It’s said that the energy it takes to manufacture one would likely never be recuperated in its lifetime. A tragic irony indeed. Sod’s law actually. I have in the past used the term Digital Follies to describe some of the…

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Buy or Rent (what do we own)

One very interesting feature of the PS3 when I bought it on release back in 2007 (I think it was) was the ability to install a linux OS. This was quite cool for people who wanted to give their new-age consoles personal computer abilities. But in 2010 with firmware update…

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Convergence at the root

In the life-long love affair with technology that I’ve lived, there is a truth that I can’t deny; So many people have done things just because they could, as opposed to solving a problem. This is the habit that I largely blame the dot-com disaster for. “That exciting new world…

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