Monthly Archives: July 2013

Local, wired hubs in the 21st century

A friend of mine on Facebook recently asked: “What are our traditions culminating into?” I answered with this: Distributed, wired towns and cities that use both communications and resources to address personal wants and needs. It is becoming clear that … Continue reading

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Watershed health to decline

In the future, my generation which are the 30 somethings should be able to advocate for increased use of hybrid and battery powered cars. While trucks will still be on the road and people will need gasoline powered cars to … Continue reading

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A President’s prerogative

I believe the President has indicated in his speech it’s not too late to do something about solving income inequality. Solutions need to appear at the local level for some good to occur. Improving and extending infrastructure, preserving open space, … Continue reading

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Penetrators

This is a cool article it’s about designing a penetrator to be fired from landing vehicles on other worlds like Europa into ice and then radio reports back of what’s found to Earth. Read further in for details on what … Continue reading

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Panasonic caught price fixing

Panasonic and its subsidiary was caught price fixing with its rechargeable batteries. There was action occurring between the subsidiary and another smaller company. I wonder if the DoJ was looking at all of the relationships taking place or just the … Continue reading

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Students are failing in the real world

I wonder why they do it.. For the student, the thrill of learning must beat the doom and gloom that’s in these economic forecasts. This is a distressing and disturbing situation. Who will these young people turn to? For some … Continue reading

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Astronomy

Lately I’ve takenĀ some time to look up atĀ Oregon’s night sky. I live in a rural area so the night skys are quite luminous for me. I can’t remember if it’s the right time of year to view it but I’ve … Continue reading

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