Posts Tagged ‘recharge’

Is UCSF Really Going to Charge Employees $35 a Month for Network Upgrades?

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

[UPDATE: The answer is "apparently not" - per the first commenter.]

With all the passive voice and euphemism it’s hard to know for sure, but it seems that employees at University of California, San Francisco might soon be invited to contribute $35 each month to upgrade the communications network they use everyday. And by “invited” I mean money automatically being deducted from paychecks.

Read “UCSF Establishes a New Funding Model for Data Network“ and see if you can figure it out. Maybe the FAQ can be of assistance. (They lost me at “recharge” right at the get go.)

UCSF, as seen from the Music Concourse of Golden Gate Park, above the California Academy of Sciences and beneath Sutro Tower. They’re working on stem cells now, that’s what the construction is for:

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Charge Up Your Electric Car at San Francisco’s Costco, Why Not?

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

Whether your ride swings AC or DC, whether it needs MagneCharge or Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (EVI) brand electricity, Costo has got you covered. Shop at the store and buy a $1.50 hot dog and a Coke, all while recharging.

The future is now.

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The future hasn’t looked this bright for battery-electric vehicles (BEV) since 1895.