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Winter Is Coming: Temperature Monitoring In Extreme Weather

Over the next couple of days, the weather is supposed to take a turn for the worse. We wrote up a few points to consider when it comes to your product's safety during extreme weather. If you are in Canada or Miami Beach, keeping your environment at the correct temperature is very, very important.

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How The Wrong Temperatures Are Killing Your Business

It may seem silly stating that temperatures are killing your business. “Temperatures don’t kill business. Bad management, terrible location, and market changes kill business, but not temperature . . . right?” Wrong. Poorly monitored temperatures can kill businesses, and not just for one...

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A Spring Spent Inside A Car Trunk: Tracking Temperature for 3 Months in the Midwest

Earlier this summer, on a bright but cool morning, our DicksonOne Product Manager, Matt, walked into work, tossed a Report Logger at me, and said something along the lines of, "That was in my car for three months, just now took it out." I, being a bit groggy, and still without my morning cup(s)...

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Dickson Insights: A Letter From the Editor

The following article appears in the September Issue of Dickson Insights

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Office Temperatures and Productivity

We've all worn a sweater in the office during the dog days of summer. We've all thought our office was a little stuffy during the dark, frigid days of January. It’s counterproductive, but it happens. By monitoring temperature in the office you can save money on energy costs, make everyone in the...

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Fahrenheit to Celsius, Celsius to Fahrenheit

Yesterday on lifehacker.com, Eric Ravenscraft published a piece titled, "Practical Math Shortcuts For Everyday Life." In the article, Ravenscraft outlines a few formula's to make your life easier, including how to estimate interest rates, how to calculate a tip, and how to figure out how much that...

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Smart Windows and Energy Efficiency

‘Smart” is loosely applied to advances in technology these days. For all the smart phones, smart cars, smart water, and yes, smart forks (towards the bottom of Matt's CES review), ‘smart’ windows may seem like a stretch. They aren't.

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MakerBot Releases the MakerBot Digitizer - Why It's Important To You

MakerBot finally unveiled the MakerBot Digitizer today. They had previously teased their email subscribers that something was coming and today they've delivered.

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This Blew My [Ignorant] Mind: Forbes on American verse European Eggs.

I spent much of my high school years working at a small town grocery store. I worked in the freezer and dairy departments, stocking frozen pizzas, yogurt, ice cream, and uh huh, eggs. Three days a week at 6:00AM, I would pull pallets of frozen foods off of semi trucks, rushing them as fast as I...

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What We're Listening To: NPR On 'Smart' Meters

'Smart' Meters

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