People are really surprised when I tell them that you do not have to pay for better software alternatives. And the return question is why people do not use it them when they are better and free of charge. The simple answer is: Because you cannot buy them in the shops.
Germany has been through a long history of coal, nuclear and renewables. And there are lessons to be learnt, for sure.
Fossil fuel divestment has been a big subject lately. Several large institutions and companies have moved away from any fossil fuel investment (divested). And yet Harvard is happily investing into it or accepting money from such industries, even despite of petitions from staff and students and own Harvard articles. Why? Money rules, at any price…
Some time ago I was pointed to an article that outlined the environmental issues and hazards of electric cars. You read the headline above. Some of the content (please feel free to read the original article): But while electric cars hold such promise, they are also environmental vandals, especially when the electricity that feeds them…
The Central American country of Nicaragua has never been as fortunate as its neighbors when it comes to energy reserves. In fact, most commercial electricity is generated by imported petroleum while a small portion of domestic energy is generated through hydropower and geothermal power. However that’s set to change with the country’s National Development Plan, which calls for 94%…
A new Mercedes-Benz E 300 BlueTEC Hybrid posted an average consumption of just 3.8 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres is a great result, but is only a slow catch-up on already existing technology and comes with a significant price. We need more affordable hybrids.
Widely recognised as the leader of the Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) paradigm, Steele went on to write the handbooks on OSINT for NATO, the US Defense Intelligence Agency and the U.S. Special Operations Forces. In passing, he personally trained 7,500 officers from over 66 countries.
More than 48 percent of some 375,000 young people—nearly 200,000 kids—tested by the Fukushima Medical University near the smoldering reactors now suffer from pre-cancerous thyroid abnormalities, primarily nodules and cysts.
Digital versions of over 600 popular magazines are now available to Auckland Libraries members. The eMagazines are free to download, there’s no waiting and you can keep the items for as long as you like.
NZ and in particular NPI has to offer more that matchstick buildings. However that requires a big deal of early cross-discipline coordination and communication as well as a digital workflow to optimize systems early.