Month: April 2019

  • The LED bulb project: an autopsy on some failures

    So last year I installed a whole lot of LED bulbs. Power dropped off, great.   One area that got new bulbs was the porchlight. This was 2 sconces, outdoors but covered (both covered by the overhang and covered by the sconce). So not a ‘wet’ environment per se. Into this were installed a pair […]

  • Stack overflow says I am the 1%

    Stack Overflow has just released their survey. Turns out I am the 1.0%. If you are in the 20.5% and looking to trade, I’m game.

  • The mysterious cat feeder of the 101

    Last year I wrote about the mysterious feeding setup at the 101/Millbrae Ave overpass. It looks very lush and tropical and isolated in the below picture: its not. This is a very industrial location beside an airport and major highway. After many days of walking over this bridge and peering down at the feeding setup […]