Category Archives: Tech

There are a lot of technology blogs I read and I am always interested in how tech helps us.

Radiowaves to monitor water level

One of the things that I’ve spent some time researching has been using radiowaves (radar) to monitor water level in manholes. Sewers are challenging environments in which to monitor not only because of the caustic gases (like H2S), extremely humid … Continue reading

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Street sweepers (particularly regenerative sweepers) need to move fairly slowly to provide the best surface pollutant removal . This becomes costly to pay the driver for operation, not to mention the challenge of driving as slow as 4 miles per … Continue reading

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Electric wheel motors should make a comeback

I am increasingly interested in the concept of wheel hub motor technologies to move into the future of electric vehicles. There are a number of reasons I find wheel hub technology interesting: (1) integration with existing vehicles; (2) direct application … Continue reading

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I recently worked on a publication (submitting for review in September) that uses R fairly extensively. I worked with a statistician who is very familiar with the programming language. In talking with him and reading the code for spatial analysis, … Continue reading

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Interesting. An old (dead) project still has relevance

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A long time ago, multiple years in fact, I had worked on a side project to try and promote Tablet PCs. I decided to made a website called tabletpcpeople.org using the Drupal content management system and made a presentation for … Continue reading

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