A Tale of Two Customer Service Orgs

By Dr Obnxs | Nov 18, 2010

So recently, I changed my home phone from POTS (Plain Old Telephone System) to VOIP (Voice Over Internet Phone). This was driven by very high costs for the POTS system and the relative low cost of VOIP. Needless to say, the transition wasn’t that smooth. Continue Reading >>

Common Sense Saves Carrier Big Bucks!

By Dr Obnxs | Jul 9, 2010

My last post, on how stupid we can all be, focused on not doing the obvious and the risks that come with some short term decisions. This post highlights one companies efforts to do something smart. Continue Reading >>

Are we stupid or what?

By Dr Obnxs | Jun 18, 2010

So I was reading in a green newsletter on automotive stuff, and found some more evidence that we in the US are stupid (not that this evidence is hard to find). Continue Reading >>

Nitrogen in tires, what’s really driving the trend.

By Dr Obnxs | Jun 7, 2010

I don’t know if you’ve noticed it, but more and more places are offering pure (or more pure) nitrogen for filling your tires. When I dug into the whys of this, I found a bunch of BS, one good reason, and a lot of money… Continue Reading >>

Energy Harvesting for Electronics

By Dr Obnxs | Feb 4, 2010

I recently highlighted a novel audio amp that can run off batteries for a long, long time. And I’ve been collecting some other low power stuff that I’ll share here. But what really makes it complete is the concept of Energy Harvesting! Continue Reading >>

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