Hardware Hobbyists vs. Emulator Jockeys
slawmaster at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 09:52:49 CDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 7:23 PM, Dave McGuire<mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On Jun 18, 2009, at 7:20 PM, Warren Wolfe wrote:
>> No.... I figured that three phase would be drawing 13 kVA of each branch,
>> thus equating to to about three times the current in a single phase system.
>> And electricity here (The Big Island of Hawai'i) is about 35 cents per
>> kilowatt hour. Seriously.
> Jeeeeezus! Time to move!
For some odd reason, the islands that probably have the most "Save the
Planet"-type bumper stickers per capita, a steady supply of wind, and
lots of sun... are powered by diesel generators. Using diesel shipped
from the mainland.
Hawaii is a strange (but beautiful and interesting) place, as I
learned on my 3-month work stint in Maui.
"I've tried programming Ruby on Rails, following TechCrunch in my RSS
reader, and drinking absinthe. It doesn't work. I'm going back to C,
Hunter S. Thompson, and cheap whiskey." -- Ted Dziuba
More information about the cctalk