Tag: gadget

The humble power bank as a marketing swag giveaway: Don’t bother

About 10-15 years ago the power-bank came on the scene. People were carrying phones and other gadgets around that needed charging and were constantly worried about running out. As a consequence, if you offered them one with your logo, they

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Are you tech enough for marketing?

At my previous gig i had some oversight of marketing. And the marketing folks often complained that there was an unfair level of technical depth needed. I would usually tell them “suck it up princess, get back to that vi

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Today’s adventure: the Chevy Bolt gets a double dashcam

This turned out really well. You can’t see a single wire anywhere. Ingredients. 1 generic ‘Car Dash Camera’. Its so generic there is not a model number anywhere on it or the packaging. Nothing. I got it from Aliexpress here.

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My LED bulb saga: a chart to show the consumption

In 2017 I declared war on my incandescent bulbs. Lets take a look at the progress removing those incandescent and halogen bulbs has done. The ‘peak’ usage (~4700kWh) occurred in a month someone (who shall remain nameless) left the sauna

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Radon is November month. Or something like that. Check early, check often

Its national radon month here in the great white north. They estimate 21, 100 Canadians will die of lung cancer this year, 3000 of those because of Radon. Have you gone and bought your Radon monitor yet? You, yes you,

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