Posts Tagged ‘weird world’

Weird & Wireless: Microsoft versus Apple

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi International.Did the world’s axial tilt just change?As far as I know and after surveying the world’s top scientists, there is no evidence of any kind of recent…

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Weird & Wireless: Why do we still have a land line phone?

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi International.Why do we still have a traditional land line phone? In turns out that we don’t need one.Have you priced traditional landline telephone services lately?  I admit this…

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Weird & Wireless: How can light have temperature?

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi International.When I go to buy a light bulb, the packages seem to indicate light or colour temperature in something called Kelvin. What is this and how can light have temperature…

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Weird & Wireless: Differences between lumens, lux, candelas and watts

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi International.When I go the store to buy light bulbs, I keep running into all of these different measurements. What is the difference between lumens, lux, candelas and watts and why…

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Weird & Wireless: How did we end up with a kilowatt-hour?

Welcome again to the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi InternationalHow did we ever end up with something called a kilowatt-hour? The kilowatt-hour has always been, at least for me, one of the more puzzling of all the units…

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Weird & Wireless: Can batteries be left out in the cold?

Welcome again to the new series of posts on Electro-ramblings concerning the wonderful but sometimes weird world of wireless comms, written by Joel Young, CTO of Digi InternationalWhy are we told to store batteries in the refrigerator to preserve them even though battery life seems so poor when electronics…

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