Sunday, September 16, 2018

Rebooting airplane every 248 days

Reboot Your Dreamliner Every 248 Days To Avoid Integer Overflow

"...all Boeing 787 Dreamliners have to be switched off every 248 days. If they are not reset then the generator control units GCUs will go into failsafe mode and the plane will lose all electrical power.
Why exactly?
To quote the FAA directive:
This condition is caused by a software counter internal to the GCUs that will overflow after 248 days of continuous power. We are issuing this AD to prevent loss of all AC electrical power, which could result in loss of control of the airplane..."

"Cloud Printing" on paper and displays

Daily Overview
is a site that is sending selected amazing satellite or aerial views daily by email, and publishing on Instagram and on web.

They also offer prints of those nice images, on paper and on "digital displays",
in collaboration with Cloud Printing NYC

That is an interesting thing, the cost of high resolution 4K TVs is now lower than cost of comparable good quality prints of pictures!
And those TV's are quite thin, and often come with smart voice agent...

ALL PRINTS — Daily Overview


Digital Display | Cloud Printing NYC

Product | Cloud Printing NYC Toshiba 43LF621U19 43-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV with HDR - Fire TV Edition: Electronics
43": $299
50": $350
55": $400

there is even a book... Overview: A New Perspective of Earth (9780399578656): Benjamin Grant: Books