Trust Those Boys at Purdue

Filed under:Cool — posted by Anwyn on July 26, 2008 @ 7:56 pm

They might actually be able to rescue us from compact-flourescent purgatory: Better living through LEDs! The reporter has it wrong, though: Incandescents are not dying, they’re being murdered. If my engineer boys can come up with something that will be a nice light and still get the greens off my back, well and good, but I highly resent Congress legislating our light bulbs before satisfactory alternatives are available.

Okay, I resent Congress legislating our light bulbs at all, but I especially resent the insult to the injury.

H/t J, who is becoming disgruntled at the fact that he has not yet been promoted to Assistant (to the) Chief Content Researcher.


Filed under:It's My Life — posted by Anwyn @ 7:48 pm

If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent much of your adult life learning how to communicate properly and effectively with other adults. Only to find out that, typically, you still can’t make these interactions turn out satisfactorily for all parties.

A pessimist might be tempted ask at that juncture, “What’s the point?”

image: detail of installation by Bronwyn Lace