Critical mass

Social change follows a critical mass pattern where something is adopted slowly then quite rapidly. Case in point today: residential solar power. Today my adjacent neighbors are all installed. I’m really jealous of this: 13.5kWh. So gorgeous. Now to convince my better half. Tesla powerwalls combined with solar panels is a really elegant solution. About […]

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Ural electric sidecar

This looks just amazing – Ural took the guts of the Zero DS-R and made a sidecar out of it: That looks so damned cool! From the pictures, I could carry a passenger, maybe even two, and it’d certainly work for a most of our grocery and household shopping. Alas, it’s only a prototype for now, but the […]

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Ratcheting/extensible clasps

I was reading OceanicTime: ORIS ProDiver GMT and the last image reminded me:     That’s a nice clasp. If you look close, it has two side buttons, and when pressed you can lengthen or shorten the strap by about 1cm. This is a brilliant feature and every strap and bracelet should have it. Here are the […]

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