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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Laptops, Jumbojets and Catastophic Battery Failure

This is a very good analysis of the Boeing Dreamlkiner battery fire problem. Turns out the lesson was taught years ago in the analysis of laptop battery failures. Of course the ramifications of such failure are a little more compelling in a Dreamliner.

The thought process of designers and engineers in deciding to use the latest technology reminds me how seductive a trap it can be.

The newest is not always better, whether it's Twitter or Lithium Ion; here's why...

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