owncloud is a diy #hostityourself #cloud

https://owncloud.org/

ownCloud is a self-hosted file sync and share server. It provides access to your data through a web interface, sync clients or WebDAV while providing a platform to view, sync and share across devices easily—all under your control. ownCloud’s open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and it works with any storage.

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Google’s Project Sunroof Tells You How Well Solar Would Work On Your Roof

Originally posted on TechCrunch:

Google now lets you see if your house is a good candidate for installing solar panels. Project Sunroof, a 20 percent project by Google engineering lead Carl Elkin, shows you how much solar power your roof could generate using Google Maps and the data it has about the surroundings of your home. This means it can take into account local weather, your roof’s orientation and how much shade falls on it from nearby trees and buildings.

Sadly, this currently only works in the San Francisco Bay Area, Fresno (which Google helpfully tells us is in central California) and Boston (a major city on the East Coast, as far as we are aware).

Project_Sunroof-listingTo get started, you simply plug in your address and some data about your monthly electricity bill, and the tool will tell you what the recommended solar installation size is and how much it would cost to buy…

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can you complete the @o2 #o2priority #o2priority15minchallenge ? 3+ #freebies in 15 minutes !

can you complete the o2 o2priority #o2priority15minchallenge ? 3 freebies in 15 minutes ! for example you can start at oxford circus and get at least 3 freebies here are some clues

setup

  • use an o2 mobile or get an o2 bigtalk sim for £10
  • download o2 priority android app
  • run app

starter freebies

  • caffe nero coffee (any size)
  • game (bonus clue its inside hamleys) skylanders
  • hotel chocolat chocolate

tips

  • get coffee last so you dont spill it

bonus o2 (almost) freebies

  • boots lunch

examples

o2 o2priority free coffee

locations

london

london

london