How can a one liter bottle, some water (and a little chlorine) change a person's life? The Movement The Liter of Light began in the Philippines with one bottle light. Eventually, the movement grew [...]
Dan Deacon released this app to be used as a crowd sourcing experiment. From Dan Deacon: "Six months ago, I created the Dan Deacon app (powered by Wham City Lights) to turn my audience's [...]
Chromograms are created by mapping words to colors, in order to visualize long sequences of text In this beautiful example of data visualization, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg and Kate Hollenbach, used this technique to study the [...]
From the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Troy, N.Y. -- The Lighting Research Center (LRC) has launched the first interactive website to help homeowners, contractors and builders choose the right light bulbs, fixtures [...]
Interesting quote from this article about international levels of comfort, "Over and over, he has found that the most powerful force for positive change is to tell people how much energy their neighbors are using, [...]
Check out this post by Brad Koerner: http://lucept.com/2013/04/08/rijksmuseum-image-library/ He gives an update on the Rijksmuseum, and also includes an excellent photo gallery of his personal photos.
Recently, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA SSL 7A-2013 Phase Cut Dimming for Solid State Lighting: Basic Compatibility. This standard is a forward-looking document with the intention to be used to design and [...]