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Fluid Notes: Solar Power, Ceramic Pressure Exchangers and the Cost of Desalination

A group out of MIT made an announcement that they are able to harness solar power with a low cost – lower cost than a conventional desal plant – that was able to deliver 6 liters per hour per square … Continue reading

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Fluid Notes: From Sea to Shining Sea – US Water Infrastructure from Boston's Deer Island to San Diego's Carlsbad

20,000,000 passengers per year fly over the 12 giant anaerobic digester eggs of Boston’s Deer Island. In April 2020, thousands of the world leaders in filtration will visit San Diego, 30 miles South of the Western Hemisphere’s largest desalination plant … Continue reading

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Charlie Munger's Poor Charlie's Almanack: Talk One – The Harvard School Commencement Speech

I don’t recommend buying this book, my summary here is to help others understand why I’d spend time elsewhere. Munger’s biographical sketches and collection of speeches and talks is sold as a coffee table sized hard copy book and no … Continue reading

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Moore’s Crossing the Chasm: Ch 03 “The D-Day Analogy”

[Read the entire chapter by chapter review of Crossing the Chasm.] Pages 75 – 104; Amazon Locations 1078 – 1468. Moore’s first chapter laid out his Technology Adoption Life Cycle and the second chapter showed its explanatory power.  In Chapter … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War: Chapter 12 The Attack by Fire

Tzu 12: The Attack by Fire Best Quote(s) Sun Tzu has survived because of its brevity and universal appeal.  If I can only pick one quote – when only four were selected from this chapter, then my top choice is … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War: Chapter 10 Terrain

Terrain begins with a great enumerated list of the types of terrain and then goes in to the application of past chapters in creating victory. Best Quote(s) “When the general is weak and without authority; when his orders are not … Continue reading

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Sun Tzu’s The Art of War: Chapter 06 Weak Points and Strong

Tzu 06: Weak Points and Strong The next chapter maneuver, teaches how to move the army, and when it should be moved.   Sun Tzu is setting the table for the reader, telling us to where the army should be moved.  … Continue reading

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