28914Re: InfoAge power update
- Jan 10, 2013--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, joshbensadon wrote:
> I think the Vintage Computer Museum needs a niceWe'll have to collaborate with Dan Lieb for that:
> steam powered generator.
the shipwreck museum collabortes with the
Pine Creek Railroad, so a steam locomotive is POSSIBLE
but we'd have to put it on a treadmill to generate electricity.
> How many MIPs can you get from 1 cord of wood?Ack! The smoke and ash and soot!
Check vintage-ads for the clear advantages of
clean burning ANTHRICITE coal!
I'm unusure if we can get samples from the
Anthricite Museum in PA.
Even then, a cluster of new low-power microcontrollers
will beat big-iron for MIPS-per-watt :-/
*shudders* at the thought of a heap-o-Arduinos
powered by 9v batteries.
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