The Solar Power Expert Blog

A Business Model For The Next Decade

Monday, March 26th, 2012

This post covers my attempt at modeling both the old and the new economic models discussed in Michael Bauwens article. I also discuss how the repercussion of the new economic model are captured in my drawings – the big one being that open source technology unarguably creates value at higher efficiencies (lower cost), but rarely replaces the share of market value (dollars) when it displaces proprietary competitors.

An Open Source High Speed Data Logger

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

I needed to run a test at work that required a high speed data logger. Since we didn’t have the budget to purchase one, I decided I’d give a shot at quickly building one out of a Maple and this SD Card Shield from Seeed Studios.