Category Archives: Tech

Geeky stuff

I’m an old, retired (well still officially unemployed, oops! make that “out of work”. ) Telcom Engineer.  So this stuff gets me hot. First, in the beginning there was Telegraph and on land the speed of transmission was limited mostly … Continue reading

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Shine a light on me.

I don’t have a smart phone and things like this are why I will never get a smart phone.   Your “smartphone” is a computer (let us repeat that, your smartphone is a computer), more computer than NASA had to … Continue reading

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Glad to see it.

Scientists create a lithium-ion battery with super speed charging and longer life The ultra-fast batteries can charge 70 percent in only two minutes and don’t need to be replaced every few years. The batteries will work for more than 20 … Continue reading

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After “Surprising” comes “Shocking”

Electricity rate spike ‘shocking’ Electric rates (In New England) are headed north this winter, with dramatic hikes of 37 percent for homes and 75 percent for large businesses (In Massachusetts)— “shocking” 
increases that consumer and retail advocates say come at … Continue reading

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Not a feature it’s a bug.

Colorado business owner fights back after falling victim to ‘caller ID spoofing’ When Stayc Lafean launched a small towing company last month, spending $5,000 to print her new business phone number on trucks and advertisements, the Colorado woman never imagined … Continue reading

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Ya, I got a thing for space weather, makes more sense than planet earth at present.

How a solar storm two years ago nearly caused a catastrophe on Earth On July 23, 2012, the sun unleashed two massive clouds of plasma that barely missed a catastrophic encounter with the Earth’s atmosphere.  These plasma clouds, known as … Continue reading

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Sometimes I post here because I can’t comment there.

One-Third of Texas Was Running on Wind Power This Week On Wednesday, March 27th, the largest state in the contiguous United States got almost one-third of its electricity by harnessing the wind. According to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages … Continue reading

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