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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2835 on: March 10, 2019, 01:55:22 PM »
Do it like Norway  :) - now more than 1/3 of all new cars sold are electric. Here there are enough charging stations.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-02/electric-cars-on-course-to-be-the-new-normal-in-norway

But agree that the charging time is probably the biggest turn down at the moment.

I wonder how Electric (battery only) cars in Norway cope when it is really cold.
Five electric cars tested in cold Norwegian winter: how did they do?
https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1115893_five-electric-cars-tested-in-cold-norwegian-winter-how-did-they-do

https://elbil.no/the-biggest-electric-car-test-in-winter-wonderland-ever/


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« Reply #2836 on: March 10, 2019, 06:17:23 PM »
Do it like Norway  :) - now more than 1/3 of all new cars sold are electric. Here there are enough charging stations.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-01-02/electric-cars-on-course-to-be-the-new-normal-in-norway

But agree that the charging time is probably the biggest turn down at the moment.

I wonder how Electric (battery only) cars in Norway cope when it is really cold.
Five electric cars tested in cold Norwegian winter: how did they do?
https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1115893_five-electric-cars-tested-in-cold-norwegian-winter-how-did-they-do

https://elbil.no/the-biggest-electric-car-test-in-winter-wonderland-ever/

This sort of follows my thinking that there is still a lot of infrastructure work to be done before your average person (less concerned with saving the planet, than saving cash) is going to purchase a complete electric only car.

Governments want us to convert, but really need to do much more about recharging infrastructure to be able to accommodate the numbers they would like to go electric to reduce emissions.

I love it when they talk about carbon footprint, yet no one mentions how that carbon footprint is effected in the production of the battery packs for these cars, how long they last, replacement costs/disposal and if they can be regenerated.

Still got a bit of reading/viewing to do.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2837 on: March 10, 2019, 07:05:52 PM »
Doomsday preaching isn't anything new.
We are all old enough to remember how the world was going to end when we reached 2000.
Everything in moderation has always been good advice. That goes for the green footprint as well.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2838 on: April 13, 2019, 04:14:37 PM »
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2839 on: April 14, 2019, 08:38:01 PM »
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2840 on: April 25, 2019, 01:16:28 PM »
Speeding up your Firefox and Chrome (Chromium based) Browsers.
Boostaler browser extension extends caching periods to speed up browsing
Details: https://www.ghacks.net/2019/04/25/boostaler-browser-extension-extends-caching-periods-to-speed-up-browsing/
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2841 on: April 25, 2019, 01:38:00 PM »
Well, only a handful users and no ratings/reviews... Thanks, but I'll pass for now. ;)
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2842 on: April 25, 2019, 11:42:52 PM »
Shoebox is Shutting Down May 22nd
Shoebox is (was) a photo storage and sharing service.
If you use the service, you need to download your stored photos.
https://app.shoeboxapp.com/app?open=export


They state that it only takes 5 min. Guess that's if you have very few photos
I have 15434 pictures so it will take quite a bit longer. :)
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2843 on: April 26, 2019, 06:52:24 PM »
Well, only a handful users and no ratings/reviews... Thanks, but I'll pass for now. ;)

And if you are a Firefox user, it does nothing anyway (Fx does not support the cache control headers).

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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2844 on: April 26, 2019, 07:26:03 PM »
Well, only a handful users and no ratings/reviews... Thanks, but I'll pass for now. ;)

And if you are a Firefox user, it does nothing anyway (Fx does not support the cache control headers).

Strange how they can advertise it as such.

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Boostaler is a browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers that is designed to speed up web browsing by extending cache periods. The extension may work with other browsers based on Firefox or Chrome code as well.

There was me thinking that the user could set the caching in firefox. Well more of not clearing the History when closing firefox, presumably this would clear all caches ?

Personally when I close firefox I have it clear
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2845 on: May 03, 2019, 02:35:36 PM »
Think Pink

This years first rose bloom.
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Re: Interesting
« Reply #2846 on: May 06, 2019, 09:22:49 PM »
Screencast-O-Matic and Privacy Badger

I've used a program called Privacy Badger ( https://www.eff.org/privacybadger ) for some time.
Apparently, something they changed on their end is the culprit that's causing a problem by blocking any screenshots taken via Screencast.
As soon as I disabled privacy Badger, all the missing screenshots returned and I was also able to use the link in my post.
I'm sure I'm not the only person that uses PB and am sure it's affecting those users the same way.
If you're using PB, you will not see any of screenshots that I've posted over the past year(s)
You also aren't going to see any screenshots posted by anyone else that may be using Screencast.
Until the problem is resolved, you can add https://screencast-o-matic.com/ to the safe sites in Privacy Badger.
Let's hope it doesn't take them too long.
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« Reply #2847 on: May 07, 2019, 01:01:58 AM »
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« Reply #2848 on: May 08, 2019, 02:38:23 PM »
There was a storm brewing last night.

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« Reply #2849 on: May 10, 2019, 09:24:16 PM »
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