Scott Andersen

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Starting assembly, SnapMaker 3d printer!

The interesting reality about 3d printers is the reality of output rate. Personally, I used to think that most homes would have a 3d printer by 2025 …

3D Printing

Wander project Disney Day 3 (exhaustion was setting in)…

Ah, the magical Disney Smiles, by day 3, mine was gone. Look, I love wandering the parks, but by day 3 I needed a break. In the future, we broke up …

Walt Disney Company

Technology Wander a little of this a little of that

There is something about unboxing that makes for a fun experience. In particular, as you can see from the included pictures I am unboxing a new 3D …

Genealogy

Wander project Disney World Day 3

“When you are up to your neck in alligators it is hard to remember your original job was to drain the swamp.” A great quote a friend had hanging in …

Disney World

Sidebar conversation the VR side…

I talked about AR the other day; you can find that post here. I would also like to note that the Google Pixel 2 AR sticker commercials are another …

Virtual Reality

Wander project Disney Day 2

The reason to stay at the park itself is you get to be in the parks before the main gates open. Before we went, I would have said, that wasn’t much …

Genealogy

Transactive Energy and Micro-Grids explained

(image courtesy of Solar City now Tesla).<p>Continuing my previous post series on Transactive Energy, I wanted to make sure there was a chance to …

Renewable Energy

Wander project Disney Day 2

There is something that I have to admit all these years after we went to DisneyWorld. I looked forward, every single day, to the boys needing a nap. …

Disney World

Sidebar discussion on AR and VR…

I haven’t talked about AR/VR products in a couple of months. I guess, based on the fact that it is a new year I can say I haven’t talked about AR and …

Augmented Reality

Wander project on the way to Disney World (Cincinnati Ohio)

One of my all-time favorite stories about my daughter is the story of the Limo. We took a family trip (we’ve done many of those over the years) to …

Disney World

More on solar/wind power and transactive energy!

The other side of solar and wind power at your house today. The first, hardest and biggest impediment to solar power at anyone’s home is the reality …

Clean Energy

Wander project Greenwood IN (Pool Party)

One of the last blasts of the film we ever took. A party we held on a summer day, focused on being in and around the pool. It was a work/friend …

Genealogy

Just another Shameless Review Jibo revisited!

One of the things I do is shameless reviews. I started them more than 30 years ago. I love doing reviews. The value for me is getting an opportunity …

Robotics

Wander project Singapore (wander to warm!)

Back to wandering to warm, or the wander to warm project today. When your feet are cold, it is time to post about warm! I have had the pleasure of …

Time I

The process of installing Solar!

I have a long time reader/friend that reminds me from time to time when I have spent a lot of time on a single topic. He politely says it might be …

Solar Power

Wander project Indianapolis Zoo

Over the years, we went to the Indianapolis Zoo many times. It was a place that I wonder about now. More, the unfairness of animals in cages than …

Genealogy

The future (possible) for Transactive Energy

A great comment posted on one of my previous transactive energy posts. Not all businesses and houses have a southern exposure (needed for optimal …

Clean Energy

Wander project Bloomington Indiana

A family event from a few years ago, the 40th anniversary of my Uncle and Aunt, my mother’s brother. It was in the backyard of my parent’s house in …

Clarifying Solar, Wind and Transactive Energy…

One of the things that are critical is the difference between what the components of the conversation are. In particular lately, I’ve been talking …

Renewable Energy

Wander project Greenwood, and then Fishers Indiana

Time has a funny habit of changing the way things appear. Until time stops, then things seem forever to be the same as they were. The images today …

Hot Springs

Solar Power or Wind Power, which works for you? (part 1)

Now the other side of the Transactive Energy world is what you use as a renewable energy source. Today there are three options, one is extremely …

Renewable Energy

Wander project Greenwood IN

It won an Oscar, The March of the Penguins. The sound of Morgan Freeman’s voice was worth watching the movie, just his voice. It was an amazing …

Morgan Freeman

More on Transactive Energy…

(image courtsey of Solar City/Tesla).<p>The concept of transactive energy has to do with energy production and the movement of that energy. There many …

Wander project Wisconsin Dells Wisconsin!

Images are from the Wisconsin river circa 1968. I say circa only because they are from 1968 but over the course of a couple of months. My grandfather …

Extreme Sports

The clarion call of Transactive Energy…

(images courtesy of the NIST Smart Cities Conference).<p>More than a year ago, on a different blog site, I posted a blog about the technology topic …

Renewable Energy

Wander project "What’s in your cell phones memory?"

Today’s travel post is traveling back in time, not that far back and not very far at all. It is a continuation of two things. The first is my …

Phones

The value of Amazon Drive for storing your digital memories!

Is the flashlight dead? I used to have flashlights all over the house. I still have a couple (one is more of a spotlight to see if someone is moving …

Amazon Drive

Wander project the Baltimore Boat Show

As you walk into the Baltimore Convention center, you see a collection of model boats. A lot of model boats, some of the famous ships some just of …

Boating

The what and why of Amazon’s FireTV…

One of the things I have been playing around and with is the Amazon Fire TV. Not, as a content device, although it is nice to use for that, but …

Amazon Fire TV

Wander project Copenhagen Denmark!

A couple of pictures of the entrance to the office in Copenhagen. It wasn’t the original office. It became the office after the purchase of a company …

Genealogy