Today's NYTimes story, "A New Chip Functions Like a Brain, IBM says," by able tech veteran John Markoff, describes the highly parallel TrueNorth processor that IBM created and itself reported in the journal Science.
How to Find the Correct Motion-Activated Switch for Fluorescent Lights
Use special motion-activated switches rated for electronic (rather than magnetic) ballasts in most new fluorescent lights. Check the ballast in your light fixture and read the fine print on the switch packaging to make sure you buy the right switch.
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