Category Archive: Technology

Feb 27

How long before we’re all “off the grid”?

The Energy Server, otherwise known as the “Bloom Box”, is a fuel-cell that turns natural gas into electricity.   Co-founder of Bloom Energy in California, K.R. Sridhar, unveiled a car-sized unit this week that can deliver up to 100 kilowatts, or enough to power 50 homes.   With further advances, every home in the US could install …

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Feb 18

Are we sharing too much?!?

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare… Just because we have the technology to share with the world what we are thinking at any given second, or the ability to tell the world where we are at any given second…. is it really a good idea?  Just because we CAN do something, does not make it a reason …

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Feb 17

Olympic skier is the “Spam King”

Image by Getty Images via Daylife As I was watching the Olympics tonight I began to surf the internet. I had to stop and read the story with the headline that read, “The Olympic skier known as ‘spam king’“. Take a look at the story of Dale Begg-Smith.

Feb 10

Google’s ultra high-speed fiber network

Have you heard?!? Google wants to test an ultra-high-speed fiber network that delivers broadband speeds of one gigabit per second, 100 times faster than the average American’s connection: Google’s experiment That means streaming video would never stutter and we could download a full-length HD (high definition) feature film in about 5 minutes! Now, I have …

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