Monthly Archives: January 2017

Counterattack On Trumpism

“The ruling, from federal Judge Ann Donnelly, in New York, prevented the removal from the US of people with approved refugee applications, valid visas, and “other individuals… legally authorised to enter the United States”.” See Trump executive order: US judge temporarily … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

It’s A Whole New World Of Energy, Trump

Trump says he’s “all in” to bring back jobs to USA but what was his first related order? Heavy oil pipelines… Trump, look where the jobs are happening by the thousands: “Electric Power Generation and Fuels technologies directly employ more … Continue reading

Posted in politics, technology | Tagged , | 4 Comments


“This virus affected all Microsoft Office Suite documents, such as Word documents and Excel files. In addition, all body camera video, some in-car video, some in-house surveillance video, and some photographs that were stored on the server were corrupted and … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Small EV Doesn’t Freak Out TLW!

Cool, eh? A car for one passenger that needs no gasoline or oil… Hay! I posted on FaceBook about the ElectraMeccanica Solo EV and TLW responded with a “Like”. This is good. Perhaps we’ll get two…

Posted in family, technology | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments


“We’re concerned about the impact of this order and any proposals that could impose restrictions on Googlers and their families, or that could create barriers to bringing great talent to the US. We’ll continue to make our views on these … Continue reading

Posted in politics, technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Me And My ISP

For a while, Beast III has been my personal computer, firewall, database, file/web server, and router. That gives me the possibility to monitor my throughput from the ISP. The ISP promises 150mbits/s and speed tests have shown values up to … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

After Denying Christian Refugees Refuge, Trump Promises Them Priority…

“President Donald Trump said in a new interview Friday that persecuted Christians will be given priority over other refugees seeking to enter the United States, saying they have been “horribly treated.”” See Trump says US will prioritize Christian refugeesI wasn’t planning … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

ARMADA 8040 Community Board Slips

“Estimated shipping : March” See ARMADA 8040 Networking Community BoardThis is getting annoying. First Lemaker Cello doesn’t deliver and now Marvell 8040 Community Board is delayed. I guess it’s a good thing I spent money on other things like a shiny … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Solo EV In Winter

“71.1 kilomers (44.1 miles) on 50% charge in real world city/highway driving. Also 0 degrees c (32f) with the heater running on full. Good, and I think we can do even better! Electra Meccanica Solo.” See Jerry Kroll on FaceBookOK, so … Continue reading

Posted in technology, weather | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Trump’s Advisor Moving To New Zealand

“According to Immigration New Zealand, in November 2016 when the US presidential election was held, 17,584 people registered their interest to study, work or invest in the country, compared with 1,272 in November 2015. In the two days following the election, … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Clean Energy In The Wind

“The first offshore wind farm in construction in the United States, the 30-megawatt, 5 turbine Block Island Wind Farm is scheduled to be online in 2016. Soon, the Block Island Wind Farm will not only supply most of Block Island’s … Continue reading

Posted in technology | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

POTUS Is Mathematically, And Otherwise, Challenged

“”The notion that a 20% tariff is a way of forcing Mexico to pay for the wall, it’s just a falsehood. It’s a way of forcing American consumers to pay for the wall,” says Edward Alden a trade expert at … Continue reading

Posted in politics | Tagged , , | 1 Comment