Category: sustainable living
Standing Workspace, Wrist Ergonomics, Exercise.
Michael and Chris, Re: CR76, on the topic of standing desks, ergonomics. I would encourage you guys to use standing workspaces. Built one for work, I converted a book-shelf into one at home for my home office as well. (Pictures on my blog). I find it really helped me with lower-back pain. There are just…
Upper Limit On Emissions Likely To Be Exceeded Within Decades – Slashdot
And no one should be surprised at this. We are all complacent and complicit with our daily use of petrol burning vehicles. Upper Limit On Emissions Likely To Be Exceeded Within Decades – Slashdot.
A Few Power Supply Wattage Calculators
When building your computer from components, these can help you size the power supply for the machine. This is especially useful if you want to build a solar powered computer. ASUSTeK Computer Inc. -Support- Recommended Power Supply Wattage Calculator PSU Wattage Calculator Newegg Power Supply Calculator
2013-09-01 Padilla Bay Oxbow
2013-09-01 Padilla Bay Oxbow This was a bit of a challenge to cook up. I ended up with four layers in Gimp: a desaturated bw as a hard-light layer, a ND layer over the sky, and a color-enhanced layer to bring the sky color into the foreground ponding. This was surprising done on my lappie,…
DIY Travel Mug Lid
I lose lids off of travel mugs frequently. The great shame of travel mugs is the cheap caps that just fly off, into traffic, when biking. For a while I had been using lids from other disposable coffee cups. But then I found a lid to an empty peanut butter jar. So, pop quiz: how…
Upcoming: New Standing Workstation
I’ve posted about how my previous endeavors to work at a standing workspace, at work, and at home. It has not gone sour on me yet. Presently at Candelatech I’ve been sitting on an exercise ball with three landscape monitors. It’s a lot of screen realestate! I love not needing to maximize and minimize windows…
Everybody Bike: Winter Cyclists Love Your Ride Celebration Feb 12
Are you a winter cyclist? EverybodyBIKE would like to say thank you, at their “Love Your Ride” celebration of winter cycling, Sunday Feb 12 at The Old Foundry 1110 Cornwall Ave. • 4:00 all ages bike ride • 5:00 Reception and Bike Film Shorts • …
How to Report on Civilized Cycling
Marc at Amsterdamize enters a conversation with Matthew, the UK Gaurdian’s Bike Blogger, and I see this great pull quote: Thus, when you sell bad infrastructure to the public that even ‘avid cyclists’ wouldn’t want to use, you’ve generated a negative sentiment that’s hard to spin your way out of, no matter the millions of pounds you…
Seen Bikes at Work on Farms?
I was talking with my CSA farmer about using a bike or a trike to haul boxes of veggies around the farm. While there is quite the spectrum of cargo bikes and trailers, hauling loads over unimproved paths seems challenging for small wheeled trailers. He also has a 26-inch wheeled dock-cart that could be towed…