Tag archives for power

  1. Cost of Christmas Lights

    A friend of my had a concern as to the cost to keep the Christmas lights on during this holiday season. As it so happens, I have a specialty in electrical systems. So, how much does it cost?

    Let’s assume 5 strands of 150 lights each, for a tota…

  2. Who People Think You Are

    On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re a Dog

    One of the interesting things about working at a company such as Boeing is how people treat you differently. Specifically how people you interface with on a non-recurring basis (i.e. not my coworkers) …

  3. Power of the Brain

    A little while ago, I was wondering to myself how much power the brain uses. Today, BoingBoing helped me answer that question:
    The brain consumes 20 percent of your body’s energy, but what for? Turns out a third of the energy is spent on "houseke…