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Engineer, expertise: Energy, Sustainablity, Computer Aided Engineering, Renewables technology

Brexit deal or no deal

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Theresa May, aka the yellow submarine, is famous as a politician who doesn’t actually advocate any particular policies. Largely because she knows that any idea she comes up with is generally going to be a bad…

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NATO Funding

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Trump, in between insulting his hosts and committing several diplomatic faux pas, criticised other Nato members over their defence spending, most notably Germany. However, the situation is a little more complicated that he suggests. If anything…

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What “new tech” needs to learn from “old tech”

Much is made of how “new tech” companies (Uber, Tesla, Amazon, etc.), often start ups from out of silicon valley, represent a new paradigm in how they do business. Its not just that they tend to be heavily dependant on … Continue reading

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The Southsea bubble: brexit edition

Originally posted on daryanblog:
I joked before about how when the brexiters talk the talk about “exciting” trade deals “in emerging markets” they don’t say where are these mysterious new markets. Timbuktu? Peru? El Salvador?….Well actually yes. The brexiters think that…

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Uber crash update

We’ve got a bit more information on the Uber crash from a few months back. Firstly it would seem that the computer identified the victim as a cyclist (as she was pushing a bike) and thus it likely didn’t anticipate … Continue reading

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What happens when the carbon bubble pops?

One of the issues regarding energy that often gets missed is the financial implications of the transition away from fossil fuels. With assets worth many trillions of dollars, which a transition away from oil could well render worthless, one has … Continue reading

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News roundup

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Do panic A few months back the brexiters complained that they wanted the Royal Mail to celebrate brexit by issuing stamps to mark the occasion. Well RM seem to have met them half way by issuing…

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