To measure "How much battery capacity do I need for my laptop?" I wrote the simplest of all battery sizers. Does this math check out?
12410mV * 665mA = ~8000mW
Bump that up to a 12 watt work load for 10 hours, 2 days of redundancy, and 50% depth of discharge on the battery (Say, a lead acid battery) and I think I need about 500 watt hours, or 40Ah at 12v.
@happybeing Good point on DoD! I definitely haven't been considering a healthy depth of discharge so far.
"Optoro, a technology company that specializes in streamlining reverse logistics — the process of sorting through retail returns — estimates that $400 billion US worth of merchandise is returned to all retailers every year, which generates five billion pounds of waste directed to landfill in the U.S."
Group polarization — the tendency for a group to make decisions that are more extreme than the initial inclination of its members
What if you had no mouse or keyboard and object oriented programming was literally made of objects
Bret Victor - Inventing on Principle
A principle is something that you can see — as a moral right and wrong — and feel a responsibility (not an opportunity) to change.
Usually acting on principle is a social behaviour, but it exists in software too.
Bret is the person who most inspires me right now.
> Unadorned Gemtext instead of syndication formats
big fan #gemini
Sometimes all you need is a new perspective to see that what was hard is easy, what was strange is beautiful, and what you couldn't, you can.
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.