Texting while walking? Nevada assemblyman moves to ban it – latimes.com


Texting while walking? Nevada assemblyman moves to ban it

via Texting while walking? Nevada assemblyman moves to ban it – latimes.com.

Munford said: “I was just amazed by what I saw,” he said. “So many people are almost oblivious. They are texting and texting, totally unaware as they cross even six-lane highways.”

IEC e-tech > January/February 2013 – Think lumens not watts


IEC e-tech > January/February 2013 – Think lumens not watts.

Extract:

For decades, choosing a new or replacement light bulb has been easy: consumers would look at the wattage … (however) replacement of incandescent bulbs by energy-efficient products…  introduced confusion … as … producers often only gave the watt equivalent of the new bulbs. … The situation is no clearer now that LED-based lamps are becoming more popular and increasing in efficiency all the time.

 

Watts indicate the power needed to light the bulb, and lumens indicates the amount of visible light emitted by a source. The value of the bulbs required may differ according to the lighting effect desired. The table in the article gives average ratings for incandescent, CFL and LED bulbs.

ACMA – New single compliance mark–RCM replaces C-Tick and A-Tick from today


ACMA – New single compliance mark–RCM.

Announcement

Single compliance mark scheme begins

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has today introduced a single compliance mark (RCM) to illustrate a device’s compliance with all applicable ACMA standards—telecommunications, radiocommunications, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electromagnetic energy (EME). The C-Tick and A-Tick compliance marks are being phased out.

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