Category Archives: Green

Enterprise, Enterprise Connect, RFID and happy/creepyness

Just returned back from Enterprise Connect down in Orlando and encountered two different applications of RFID tech – one happy, one bordering a little on creepy. First, I picked up my car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car (Hmm, why hasn’t someone done … Continue reading

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Pictures from Iceland – Part 3 – Landsvirkjun Power Sog Hydroelectric Plant

Landsvirkjun is the largest producer of power in Iceland. It operates 13 hydroelectric facilities, 2 geothermal facilities and one fossil fuel backup plant. We got to visit one of the oldest operating plants in the country sitting on the Sog … Continue reading

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Pictures from Iceland – Part 2 – Reykjavik Energy Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant

It was a dark and rainy morning – dark because in February the sun doesn’t rise until 9:30 to 10 AM local time, rainy because that’s what the weather is like – when we headed out into the mountains above … Continue reading

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Vodafone Iceland mobile coverage rocks

For under $20, I picked up a 5 GB pre-paid data Vodafone Iceland mini-SIM for my iPad Had to go to the local mall to get it since the airport duty-free store didn’t carry ‘em, but no biggie since everyone … Continue reading

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Pictures from Iceland – Part 1 – Verne Global data center

Door number 1 of 5 doors to get to the server area in Verne Global’s data center. There’s a security checking photo ID before you go into the man trap (doors 2 & 3), followed by at least 2 more … Continue reading

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How did I live without satellite radio? Seriously….

Over the holiday season, I received a Sirius satellite radio (OK, so it was a freebie from a promotion, let’s not go there right now…).  After waiting two weeks for the indoor dock pieces, I had a very pleasant less-than-5 … Continue reading

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Bob Marley and speakers – Stuff you cannot make up, mon!

The House of Marley audio product line features “top quality performance” with “eco-conscious” materials. First products include an iPhone dock, headphones and ear-buds. The products support the Marley family charity

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The launch of DougonTech

Seriously, do I really need another blog — in the words of my father, “Like you need another hole in your head”? Weel, kinda-sorta-yes. I come across “stuff” that doesn’t cleanly fall into the buckets of HD Voice News (www.hdvoicenews.com) … Continue reading

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CES, CES, yes yes yes, it’s CES 2011

Consumer Electronics Show Fun: I am rolling into Vegas on Tuesday morning and the first session for the media I’m attending is the “State of Consumer Technology” industry brief at 2 PM, followed by… well, I don’t need to detail … Continue reading

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