Linked: “California invested heavily in solar power. Now there’s so much that other states are sometimes paid to take it”

via LA Times: It happened on eight days in January and nine in February as well. All told, those transactions helped save Arizona electricity customers millions of dollars this year, though grid operators declined to say exactly how much. And California also has paid other states to take power. The number of days that California …

Linked: “The “First” Blogger, Justin Hall”

via Internet History Podcast: A lot of people give credit to Justin Hall for being, if not the first, then spiritually, at least, the “first” blogger. Since early 1994, first as Justin’s Homepage and at various points, as Justin’s Links from the Underground and Links.net, Justin Hall has been writing online and sharing online—especially, sharing …