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I rarely share stuff about software, open source and IP but this whole #TPP bollocks is just going too far!
 
Open source leader 'livid' at #TPP software patent capitulation - http://www.zdnet.com/article/open-source-leader-livid-at-tppa-software-patent-capitulation/ staggeringly antidemocratic - pl. RT widely #NZ
Negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement appear likely to undo New Zealand's ban on software patents.
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This is as much an amusing view of the past as an important glimpse into begone culture and thinking.

"The Dream of Scientists Becomes an Accomplished Fact,” circa 1940
“Daylight was the fixed and ever challenging standard toward which lighting engineers and inventors have been working for over six decades,” the text explains. “Despite the tremendous advances and improvements in lighting, there still remained—until recently—the unreached goal of reproducing daylight electrically and at low cost.”
A digital archive of guides and manuals showcases the development of the lighting industry, along with other architecture and construction sectors, in the U.S.
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#DALI2  should've arrived several years ago, better late than never. Anyway, we're looking forward to good integration of different services and smarter lighting controls in the future.
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#EV  car rental on Waiheke Island and in Auckland. I'm so renting this next time I'm in town.
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Need to get my hands on some liquid nitrogen to try this. Have heard about it but never seen it.
 
Freezing LEDs in liquid nitrogen causes color change

When cooled in liquid nitrogen at -196°C, the band gap of the LED semiconductor increases. This causes an increase in the energy of the emitted photons and therefore a decrease in emission wavelength. When the yellow LED (λ = 570nm) is submerged it shifts towards emitting a green color (λ = 510nm). When the red LED (λ = 650nm) is submerged it emits a more orange color (λ = 590nm). 

Source: https://youtu.be/5PquJdIK_z8

#ScienceGIF   #Science   #GIF   #LED   #LiquidNitrogen   #Semiconductor   #Diode  
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Stop it. Let it go. Change the channel. Turn it off. Unsubscribe. Unfriend. Unfollow. Mute. Block. Walk away.

Breathe.
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My grandmother lived in Berlin during parts of the 30's and 40's. This is what she left behind, she narrowly escaped thanks to the white buses to Sweden.
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Mostly sharing as a bookmark to myself, but still important.
 
When I moved onto my street here in Brigg the lights were the old yellow style, after a year or two they were all changed to white ones. They're bright in every direction not just down, they shine in windows at night and blot out the stars and for no reason. I'd much sooner go back to the softer yellow light and see the stars and I'm sure the poor buggers with lights right outside their bedroom windows would too!
Reduced street lighting at night does not lead to more crime or car crashes, a report suggests.
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I wouldn't have assumed that less or more was the critical factor. Targeted lighting could do more with less.
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Some thoughts on night skies, #lightpollution   and exterior #lighting  .
As a child growing up just 300km from the Arctic Circle I was often mesmerised by the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights. While walking our dog during freezing winter nights I could not help but stop to look up at the slowly moving fields of colour in the sky – one feel deeply connected to the ...
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With #DIALuxEvo you know when all the lights are on :)
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Admittedly, the concept of +Fairphone is very interesting: a quality modern device based on open standards without abusing workers or environment in the process. And it can be hacked and fixed if broken.
It's not cheap -but quality has a price.
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Passionate about light and lighting. And music -and nature... and...
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Lighting Designer
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  • Stephenson&Turner NZ Ltd
    Associate - Lighting Designer, 2013 - present
  • Bo Steiber Lighting Design
    Lighting Designer, 2006 - 2013
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