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ThinkPad T43p, T61p Power Consumption Tests

One of my biggest hobby electronics projects thus far has been the development of a solar power system, used primarily for home automation (for details see Part I and Part II). In the past, I’ve used it to partially power … Continue reading

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Computing for a Cause

If you’re reading this, it’s too late for me. you’re probably using a personal computer of some type. And as you read, your computer is most likely doing, well, approximately nothing. Sure, it’s keeping time, maybe playing a bit of … Continue reading

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Computers: The Early Days

The other day I came across an old CompuAdd magazine from the summer of 1992. One word: wow. Guess how much hard drive space you’d get for $2000 back then: only 630MB. Today I get about 12 times that amount … Continue reading

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