So long WunderPhotos

By: aSigiam, 5:08 AM GMT on February 12, 2017

It has been a while since I have typed anything here, but recent news has woke me up.

I was shocked and saddened recently when going to the Wunderphoto section to see that it is going away. It was the thing that got me involved in this site initially. It also helped me start my first blog entry. The camera was a simple Cannon point and shoot. Not very fancy, but it did not need to be at the time. I remember how strange it was to have wild ducks roaming an urb...

New uses for LED lighting

By: aSigiam, 6:04 AM GMT on June 06, 2014

Now, I am all for LED lighting, but ...

LEDs tap indoor location technology for social shopping
Paul Buckley -June 04, 2014

The next generation of LED lighting fixtures that communicate with shoppers' smart devices while in-store, enabling retailers to provide new location-based services have been revealed by GE Lighting and ByteLight. Using GE LED infrastructure the innovative solution features GEs Lumination LED Luminaire - IS Series and...

Note to self

By: aSigiam, 12:11 AM GMT on May 17, 2014

Note to self:

"It is imperative to not let the negative aspects of your past indiscretions define you especially to yourself. It is how we deal with or work our way out that gives our present life it’s definition. While your heart still beats (and maybe beyond), there is still an opportunity to take another path, and there is always another path."

It is funny what one runs across while doing some "spring cleaning”. A concept I believe i...

Unintended consequences

By: aSigiam, 3:50 PM GMT on January 24, 2014

This article highlights some of those unintended consequences of pushing technology and efficiency upon us. In this case the virtual legislative extinction of the incandescent light bulb. I found it very thought provoking. 1/LEDing-it-hang-out--The-downside-of-higher-effic iency

LEDing it hang out: The downside of higher efficiency

It's not news that the venerable incandescen...

Do we really need this?

By: aSigiam, 2:36 PM GMT on April 04, 2013

Electronic News & CommentGesture Control Coming to a Television Near You

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4/3/2013 15 commentsNO RATINGSLogin to RateinShare.1Pressing buttons on your television’s remote may one day be passé. A new technology will enable couch potatoes to change channels, adjust the volume, rewind a movie, browse the Internet, or control myriad othe...

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Gardening has been one of my hobbies as well as photography and just being outdoors.