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+Philadelphia Area Ingress Resistance requesting verification and access to both the community and shared circle. Thanks!
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(also imagines this ancient Asian graphics card developer picking one of these up and going "Ah, you Nexus, aren't you? Your screen! I did your screen!")
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This product: required in my possession. ;)
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I don't know, but it SHOULD!
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How Germany Is Getting to 100% Renewable Energy

In the past decade or so Germany has converted 25 percent of its power grid to renewable energy. How are they doing it?

The money comes from a monthly surcharge on utility bills that everyone pays. Customers get that money back from the government, at a profit, if they are producing their own energy (of course, not everyone does).

In the end, ratepayers control the program, not the government. If the government itself paid, it would be easy for a new finance minister to cut the program upon taking office. Thus, funding is not at the whim of politicians as it is in the U.S.

“Everyone has skin in the game,” says Davidson. “The movement is decentralized and democratized, and that’s why it works. Anybody in Germany can be a utility.”

*Link via Truthdig:  http://bit.ly/UHs1fB   #RenewableEnergy
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So with even a $399 tablet doing 2560x1600 pixel displays, can we please just make that the new standard laptop resolution? Even at 11"? Please. Stop with the "retina" crap, just call it "reasonable resolution". The fact that laptops stagnated ten years ago (and even regressed, in many cases) at around half that in both directions is just sad.

I still don't want big luggable laptops, but that 1366x768 is so last century. Christ, soon even the cellphones will start laughing at the ridiculously bad laptop displays.

And the next technology journalist that asks you whether you want fonts that small, I'll just hunt down and give an atomic wedgie. I want pixels for high-quality fonts, and yes, I want my fonts small, but "high resolution" really doesn't equate "small fonts" like some less-than-gifted tech pundits seem to constantly think.

In fact, if you have bad vision, sharp good high-quality fonts will help. #noexcuses
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