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  • solar lamp | My 2µF
    m getting a fit of rage At Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged IKEA odyssey shopping solar lamp wandering mind Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January 2011 2 December 2010 3 November 2010 2 October 2010 1 September 2010 1 July 2010 2 June 2010 2 May 2010 4 March 2010 2 February 2010 2 January 2010 2 December 2009 6 November 2009 1 October 2009 2 September 2009 1 August 2009 4 July 2009 8 June 2009 6 May 2009 3 April 2009 5 March

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  • Seeing by not seeing | My 2µF
    soon see it He gave a huge manic grin Only you wouldn t See You all right sir said C Guess what they re talking about And another one I ve finished Feet of Clay and turned my attention to another Discworld novell called The Truth It covers the development of a free press in the fictitious city of Ankh Morpork a mediaeval ish Moloch ruled by a calculating tyrant named Vetinari His name is a jocular reference to the old Medici family dynasty which ruled the city of Florence Italy several hundred years ago Vetinari is a trained assassin and cunning politician Opposed to the politicians inhabiting our little world Vetinari is not corrupt and almost obsessively interested in his city functioning properly The dwarfs can turn lead into gold It reached the pointy ears of the dwarfs Can we Damned if I know I can t Yeah but if you could you wouldn t say I wouldn t say if I could Can you No Ah ha And that was just on page 2 of the book I shall have a good time reading it If you liked these quotes you can find more on The L Space Web or Terry Pratchett Quotes This entry was posted in The Dump and tagged book discworld feet of clay humour light literature perception reading terry pratchett the truth Bookmark the permalink Wasting Energy Electricity utility business lives on I m off really I K E A Ich Kriege Einen Anfall Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Notify me of followup comments via e mail Name Email Website Leave this field empty CAPTCHA Code Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January

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  • book | My 2µF
    necessary Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged book discworld feet of clay humour light literature perception reading terry pratchett the truth Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January 2011 2 December 2010 3 November 2010 2 October 2010 1 September 2010 1 July 2010 2 June 2010 2 May 2010 4 March 2010 2 February 2010 2 January 2010 2 December 2009 6 November 2009 1 October 2009 2 September 2009 1 August 2009 4 July 2009 8 June 2009 6 May 2009 3 April 2009 5

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  • feet of clay | My 2µF
    the necessary Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged book discworld feet of clay humour light literature perception reading terry pratchett the truth Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January 2011 2 December 2010 3 November 2010 2 October 2010 1 September 2010 1 July 2010 2 June 2010 2 May 2010 4 March 2010 2 February 2010 2 January 2010 2 December 2009 6 November 2009 1 October 2009 2 September 2009 1 August 2009 4 July 2009 8 June 2009 6 May 2009 3 April 2009

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  • reading | My 2µF
    Get yourself a few good books lots of tea some chocolate and read I must have read Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett numerous times but it seems I hadn t payed this quote the necessary Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged book discworld feet of clay humour light literature perception reading terry pratchett the truth Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January 2011 2 December 2010 3 November 2010 2 October 2010 1 September 2010 1 July 2010 2 June 2010 2 May 2010 4 March

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  • terry pratchett | My 2µF
    necessary Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged book discworld feet of clay humour light literature perception reading terry pratchett the truth Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January 2011 2 December 2010 3 November 2010 2 October 2010 1 September 2010 1 July 2010 2 June 2010 2 May 2010 4 March 2010 2 February 2010 2 January 2010 2 December 2009 6 November 2009 1 October 2009 2 September 2009 1 August 2009 4 July 2009 8 June 2009 6 May 2009 3 April 2009 5

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  • Wasting Energy — Electricity utility business lives on “I’m off, really!” | My 2µF
    That s definitely enough for going to the movies and maybe having some food as well Assuming that I m better than average in terms of avoiding the standby trap let s just assume the average guy dude dudess single singless family also has a big stereo maybe an XBox or PS3 TV radio alarm clock etc etc all running on standby power Let it be 50W total for sake of this thought experiment Now take a country like the USA 0 30 milliard people it s NOT billion dudes Short intermission See also here BTW short scale is crap and the world is metric Where was I right the USA Again 300 million people maybe about 100 million households wasting the above assumed 50W That s a whoppin 120 000 000 kWh a day 43 800 000 000 kWh a year or the output of a standard nuclear power plant 2GW running for 2 5 years nonstop Fact it takes about 334kJ to melt 1kg of ice of 0 C Doing the math one gets 1 kWh 3600kWs 3 6MJ therefore the very large number from above gets multiplied by 3 6 to give MJ Dividing that humongous number by 0 334MJ gives about 472 million tons of ice or roughly 0 5 km³ a cube with sides of about 800m 800 meters are about the same size as the new Burj Khalifa sky scraper which was completed earlier this year Gasoline has an energy content of about 38MJ l Wasting said amount of energy is equal to burning about 1 000 000 000 gallons of gasoline That would take your average 25miles gallon car 1 000 000 times around the globe All of this waste because of I m off really a k a Standby Personally I m more than willing to make the very small effort and switch off my gear when I don t need it Awareness to energy waste should be taught at school and it could be fun too as well as Shut off the lights when you leave the room rant Mystery link This entry was posted in The Dump and tagged electricity energy rant standby waste Bookmark the permalink Nitelite upgrade another RGB thingy Seeing by not seeing 6 Responses to Wasting Energy Electricity utility business lives on I m off really Jan says March 21 2010 at 14 01 hm thought about killing the biggest energy waster by far on your list dryer Reply robert says March 21 2010 at 15 41 Well maybe I should get a drying rack then That should work for the cotton towels at least Reply jan says March 21 2010 at 16 43 try to get a general purpose drying rack scnr Reply robert says March 21 2010 at 17 19 ROFL First I need to find one that doesn t break after two weeks Reply marcus says May 3 2010 at 02 39 If you think 10W standby is high consider how much energy

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  • electricity | My 2µF
    t article about energy meters there For readers of adafruit Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged electricity energy rant standby waste 6 Comments Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January 2011 2 December 2010 3 November 2010 2 October 2010 1 September 2010 1 July 2010 2 June 2010 2 May 2010 4 March 2010 2 February 2010 2 January 2010 2 December 2009 6 November 2009 1 October 2009 2 September 2009 1 August 2009 4 July 2009 8 June 2009 6 May 2009 3 April 2009 5 March

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