Windessa Insights

One of Nick’s Pet Peeves . . . Using U.S. Electronics Overseas

In the piece about “Electrical Power and Money . . . . . and Distributing Electricity” the subject was about electrical power distribution and its relationship to wire size and subsequent cost. The article pointed out the difference between the U.S. standard 115volts vs. most of the rest of the world’s 230volts. This leads us to a [...]

The Industrial Revolution and Energy Distribution

It is generally agreed that the Industrial Revolution began somewhere in the early 18th century.  There are historians and economists that argue that it occurred much earlier in the Middle Ages, claiming the printing press and the mechanical clock were early indicators of its presence.  The steam engine was actually working in the late seventeenth [...]