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Growing public confidence in nuclear power and the demands of AI suggest that a new revolutionary energy expansion is imminent.
by Wade Allison - 25/07/2024 - 3 comments
Just imagine what could happen if there was an actual cyber attack by such a powerful player as China, Russia, North Korea or an Evil Axis of all three.
by John Mikkelsen - 23/07/2024 - 10 comments
AI technology is not the holy grail of company valuations, being simply too costly in terms of building critical products such as GPU chips and unable, so far, to 'replicate humans' most valuable capabilities'.
by Binoy Kampmark - 18/07/2024
The MMRs offer a combination of power for propulsion and shore powering, which for very remote nations is highly attractive. The highest national cost component of remote nations even with some hydro and renewables, is imported diesel.
by Stuart Ballantyne - 2/07/2024 - 3 comments
So while the Teslas pile up unwanted at Port Melbourne and sales of EVs are declining globally, they represent just the tip of the iceberg on which the Western world seems destined to founder.
by John Mikkelsen - 14/06/2024 - 6 comments
On the horror end, news organisations could use AI to write news stories, and sack hundreds of journalists.
by Graham Young - 13/06/2024 - 7 comments
The extra 'summer surplus' battery capacity must be 48.8 – 97.6 times the 'summer surplus' daily solar generation, assuming batteries last for 5 – 10 years.
by Geoff Carmody - 11/06/2024 - 17 comments
Australians are particularly susceptible to online scams, despite having a full swathe of internet safety regulators.
by Graham Young - 30/05/2024 - 6 comments
The remarkable journey of the COVID-19 virus has made a lot of people think long and hard about whether they can trust scientists, as a whole, to do the right thing. As well it should have.
by Twilight Patriot - 21/05/2024 - 4 comments
I wonder how many Australians, like me, have found communicating with our national health care bureaucracy, Medicare, about as easy as winning Lotto?
by John Mikkelsen - 8/04/2024 - 5 comments
The declaration goes on to chirp about the virtues of civil society, though its creators and participants have done nothing to assure them that their role was that relevant.
by Binoy Kampmark - 9/11/2023 - 3 comments
The precautionary principle says that if the consequences of an event happening are possibly catastrophic, you are justified in taking all actions to stop that event before you have fully assessed either the risk or the probable size of the consequences.
by Graham Young - 21/08/2023 - 11 comments


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