As part of their mass conspiracy to take over the world (something, something, something…), Tesla has begun shipping 7kWh stationary Powerwalls batteries so that their pilot customers in North America, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Australia can install them in their homes. Since the batteries are designed for daily power cycling, they’ll likely need to be installed in homes equipped with solar panels. This would allow owners to power their homes at night with power collected by solar panels to the Powerwall during the daylight hours. Continue reading Tesla Powerwall Home Installs are Beginning for Pilot Customers
This 246 square-foot wood and rusted steel tiny home on wheels a farm in Swannanoa, NC, (about 15 minutes east of Asheville) nicknamed the Radhaus, was initially designed by Michelle. While she designed most of her tiny house herself, Michelle ultimately hired Nanostead to further design and build it to save some time and move into the tiny home sooner than much, MUCH later. Continue reading Woman Builds 246 Square Foot Tiny Home on Wheels for $53K
It’s always interesting to find out new things about politicians. For one, I’ve known of Senator from Vermont and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ stance of democratic socialism and history of involvement in the civil rights movement, but I never knew that he released a folk music album in 1987. Well, Bernie Sanders went to the Latino Heritage Festival in Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday to watch some lucha libre. No joke. Continue reading Bernie Sanders: Candidate, Folk Artist, Democratic Socialist, Lucha Libre-watcher…
I little while back, I wrote about the ‘Twitch Plays Pokemon‘ & ‘Twitch Plays Metal Gear: Ghost Babel‘ experiments. Later, Twitch attempted the same with ‘Dark Souls,’ which become particularly well-known for the players being stuck in the game’s first area for THREE DAYS!! However, over the last few weeks a lot of actual progress was made as the group contingent eliminated boss, after boss, AFTER MIGHTY BOSS. But this past Monday, they reached their goal; ‘Twitch Plays Dark Souls’ has finally FINISHED THE GAME! Continue reading Those Maniacs DID IT; ‘Twitch Plays Dark Souls’ has BEATEN ‘Dark Souls’!
Whether you’re using a solid state drive (SSD) or that classic hard disk drive (HDD), as the get larger and larger, they’re somehow always seeming to fill up. So if you’re hurting for extra space on your hard drive, these seven tricks should help you free up some space for the important files and programs, while trashing any unimportant junk that’s cluttering and hoarding up your hard disk space. Continue reading 7 Ways To Free Up Hard Disk Space On Windows
This project by Adamo-Faiden Architects in Jose Ignacio, Uruguay is called Sociedad de Mar, located in the middle of a coastal forest roughly 1km from the Atlantic Ocean. The project’s purpose is to install an alternative model of tourism from the immediate periphery of one of the most exclusive seaside resorts. Another goal of the project is to use a combination of materials, spatial, and organizational variables to outline a new method of the built environment cohabiting with the natural environment. Continue reading ‘Sociedad de Mar’ Project Seeks to Change the Tourism Model
That’s Quantum LINK, NOT Quantum Leap! Maybe another episode (or website post). Anyways, in this month’s technology-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the history, influence and legacy of the Quantum Link internet service. Continue reading Quantum Link – Doc’D #30