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At the mercy of suppliers.
Radioactive RAM would be problematic, yes...
humor  history  Sun  UltraSPARC  radioactive  cache  RAM  heisenbug 
june 2019 by asteroza
Sunfolding Simplified Solar Trackers
Using air bladder actuators to make a sun tracker for a solar panel. So should be simple valves, no heavy motors...
air  bladder  actuator  sun  tracker  hardware  solar  panel 
october 2018 by asteroza
Insolight – Making solar energy affordable
Smart idea, using microlens plastic plate over CPV solar cells in a grid pattern under the plate, then shift the plate a little bit to track the sun. So basically you could do an artificial muscle actuator or MEMS to shift the plate, rather than some gigantic tracking heliograph CPV setup. Plate shift still limits tracking angles, but the cost is much cheaper.
CPV  plastic  microlens  plate  sun  tracking  concentrating  solar  cell  power  generator  Delicious 
september 2016 by asteroza
Casas em Movimento
Using the whole house/roof as a sun tracker is kinda interesting, when the interior walls are exposed to exterior lighting in the daytime, but sealing up at night for better insulation?
heliograph  house  green  architecture  building  construction  roof  solar  PV  panel  sun  tracker  rotating  tilting  Delicious 
february 2016 by asteroza
FLux Energy GS Home
Uh, I think they are proposing a setup where the mirrors are fixed on carts traveling on tubular concentric rails around the core collector tower, the idea being it is easier to tow the whole array (which has a fixed mirror orientation relative to the tower) to track the sun. They also propose using the tubular rails as a large distributed radiator. I don't understand why they want to integrate PV (and how would one do the power takeoff from the moving carts?), and why they aren't using a whole ring to make the cart towing easier?
solar  thermal  PV  hybrid  tower  power  generator  green  energy  concentric  tube  rail  track  Sun  tracking  Delicious 
june 2011 by asteroza
Dynamic Eye - Pinpoint Glare Shielding
I don't know how well it would work, since in some ways having a black spot in your vision could be almost as distracting as having that burning sun spot in your eye...
dymanic  sun  block  blocking  LCD  polarizing  sunglasses  Delicious 
november 2010 by asteroza
Project Guest VM
SUn is trying to make a Xen compatible VM using just java, and no intermediate OS in the VM. About as close to a hardware implementation of java as can be expected, and could provide some interesting opportunities to streamline and optimize java workloads, maybe.
Sun  Project  guest  VM  java  Xen  JVM  hypervisor  virtualization  microkernel  development  opensource  programming  Delicious 
november 2009 by asteroza
ongoing · The Sun Cloud
Sun wants to go up against the Amazon AWS/EC2/S3 juggernaut by building a more open cloud offering with API access
cloud  virtual  service  alternative  datacenter  grid  computing  EC2  amazon  AWS  s3  HTTP  Sun  API  json  REST  VDC  Delicious 
march 2009 by asteroza

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