# Etc

## Formula to figure cost of electricity to run a server

To run something for all day long for every day of the month, multiply the watts by 0.0612. A 230-watt computer to run as a server non-stop would cost \$14.08 a month (230 watts x 0.0612 = \$14.08). Here’s the original formula found at: consumersenergy.com (pdf file) 1. Find the wattage rating on the back …

## Stickie note welcome, goldsworthy style

Whenever we get a new employee, I like to leave a little welcome note on the person’s desk before they come in for their first day. These welcome notes have been growing each time. This time there is a little stickie note creation in the Andy Goldsworthy style. See the full picture and the close-up.

## dancers animated gif

here is a hilarious animated gif of four dancers, what appears to be Voltron, a kung fu dude, a ballerina and Spider-Man. Whadda group. And look at those moves! Any idea on what brought these characters together?

## UFO Shooting Camera

View this %%265-6561_IMG_400.jpg]image and answer this question: A) Does this toy shoot out discs that look like UFOs or B) Does this toy shoot discs at UFOs? inspired by mindbending power of the alien, David Rothkopf

## The Occasional Potato is coming back!

The Occasional Potato is a xeroxed group of things/articles that I find interesting. And it has a potato on every cover.

## napping

Bought lisa a book at borders today Change Your Life Without Getting Out of Bed: The Ultimate Nap Book So when i went to the front counter to get it, I gave her my last name, but she couldn’t find it. Then she asked me the title of the book, and I knew it was …

## compactflash

I just ordered a 128MB CompactFlash card for \$30!

## jose canseco

Here’s a book I remember from my childhood: The Top 100 “The Best Baseball Cards to Own”. You gotta check out that link to see who they have on the cover. Yes! Jose Canseco! I can see now why amazon doesn’t post a picture of the cover on their site.

## autumn

autumn is here and I’m doing my Andy Goldsworthy impression.

## The Mockup Dance

Doing the doe-see-doewith my X-acto!

## estonia rules

Estonians are the best wife-carryiers