Monthly Archives: May 2008

Talking about Mitsubishi Goes Electric

  A nice informative video of the i-MIEV. Mitsubishi Goes Electric The i-MIEV all-electric micro-sports car might just come to America.

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Charles Babbage’s Difference Engine No. 2 has come to life 150 years later

I first learned about Charles Babbage and his mechanical computers when I was in college.  Later in life, I became reacquainted with them, and the possibilities of "what might have been" when I read the wonderfully complex historical fiction novel … Continue reading

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Where does electricity come from?

Ben recently left me a comment that raises a great point that I’d like to respond to – with all the focus on electric vehicles and their secondary and terciary impacts, how is this better than the status quo?  My feeling … Continue reading

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