Archive for June 2015

Computex 2015

Computex Taipei 2015 trade show is going on, and you might have seen that mentioned on some IT news. COMPUTEX TAIPEI is ismajor professional ICT trade show, co-organized by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council and the Taipei Computer Association. It is the largest IT tradeshow in Asia. The event is well covered on media.

Nodemcu dev kit

I thouhgt I wanted to try IoT with ESP8266 easily, so I got Nodemcu dev kit to the test lua on ESP8266. The kit I got was NodeMcu Lua WIFI Development Board For ESP8266 Module from Banggood. The kit contains somewhat more (around 8 Euros) than bare ESP8266 module (around $3), but promises to provide

The big lie about LED lighting lifetime

The great LED lightbulb rip-off: One in four expensive ‘long-life’ bulbs doesn’t last anything like as long as the makers claim article tells that many energy-efficient LED light bulbs failed before their advertised lifespan, tests have found. Disappointing result comes despite claims of them lasting 25,000 hours.  The consumer watchdog and European partners tested five samples of