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What Happened to the 100,000 Hour Light Bulb?

What Happened to the 100,000 Hour Light Bulb?

Do you remember when LED lights hit the market and advertisements claimed bulbs had upwards of a lifetime of 50,000 hours? Though you probably don’t actually track how long your LED lighting lasts before it becomes too dim, you know these claims haven’t held up.

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What's an IEQ Sensor? IEQ 101

What's an IEQ Sensor? IEQ 101

Moving into the future, one of the most diverse and beneficial sensors for any space is an IEQ (Indoor environment quality) sensor. These sensors measure various parameters, and in this article we'll discuss eight of the most important ones.

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What is Power over Ethernet (PoE), Anyways?

What is Power over Ethernet (PoE), Anyways?

Power over Ethernet (PoE) is exactly what it sounds like, it's a method of delivering power (along with information) over plain old Ethernet cables.

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Philosophical Reflections on Engineering-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Part 2

Philosophical Reflections on Engineering-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Part 2

The Argentum phenomenon is a source of inspiration in conceptualizing and realizing a dynamic future.

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Philosophical Reflections on Engineering-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Part 1

Philosophical Reflections on Engineering-Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Part 1

I shared anecdotal observations from the last six or seven years I’ve spent working in-depth with engineers who founded and led technology startups--during which time I became interested in what motivates technology entrepreneurs and thereby drives innovation.

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Scalability and Wartime Leadership - for Startups

Scalability and Wartime Leadership - for Startups

Times are different now, with a global crisis threatening the existence of many businesses, how can entrepreneurs focus on scalability? The answer for us has been to change hats from peacetime leaders to wartime leaders.

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Supply Yourself

Supply Yourself

Supply chains affect almost every aspect of our lives, but if you don’t own a company or manage the supply chain at your company you may not have been thinking about supply chains before this pandemic.

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Don't Forget About the Other Global Crisis

Don't Forget About the Other Global Crisis

With the celebration of Earth Day this week, there has been a lot of talk about climate change and how the Stay at Home movement is making a difference to the environment. It has been an interesting forced experiment, to get an idea of what our world would look like if we could instantly shut down.

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Weathering the COVID-19 Storm from a Pirate Ship

Weathering the COVID-19 Storm from a Pirate Ship

We are extremely fortunate that our team was able to quickly transition to remote work, and we’ve been working from home for the last four weeks. Transitioning to this new normal, however, didn’t come without its own challenges.

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