Category Archives: Tech Bits

How California Is Hitting The Renewable Wall

A nice analysis of how “Solar + Batteries” hits the wall… Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Have A Raspberry Pi 4: Poor Cooling

Why don’t I have a Raspberry Pi Model 4? Because it has lousy heat design, the case sucks for heat removal, and you must spend up to $20 to get an effective passive cooling design that lets you run full power without a fan. Continue reading

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Interesting Repair Technique – NaHCO3 + SuperGlue

How to make field expedient repairs and a filler material from superglue (cyanoacrylate) and baking soda (NaHCO3) Continue reading

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India On The Moon, Space Taxi, and more

India lands on the moon, maybe. Space Taxi to Geosync coming soon. How to 3-D print a rocket body, and more. Continue reading

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