Tag: speed

October 13, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Noiseless Electric vehicles are noiseless – & that’s a problem.  A Vehicle Sound for Pedestrians (VSP) is needed so we step out of the way.  EU & US rules require new electric cars to emit an audible sound at <18.6 mph.  At higher speeds, the car’s low-pitched whistle (from cutting through the air) & tyre-on-road…

April 17, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nanosecond Getting data even nanoseconds faster generates huge profits.  So physical location of cables & towers to transmit data is critical.  Being closer, UK receives US data before Europe, through undersea fibre-optic cables. Light travels 30cm / nanosecond (billionth of a second).  Straight cables transmit data fastest Guessed the Word?       Series 41 (8/9) …

July 11, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Flypast 10 July flypast over Buckingham Palace, 100 days after Britain’s Royal Air Force centenary on 1 April.  22 Typhoons form ‘100’ in the sky, after 3 weeks secret practice over the North Sea.  Per ardua ad astra – “Through struggle to the stars”.  Each plane costs £110m ($145m), and £4,000 ($5,300) to fly for 1 hour. …

November 15, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Quantum bit Artificial intelligence, powered by quantum computing, is all down to 0s and 1s. A classical bit can be a 0 or a 1. A qubit can be a 0, or a 1, or both at the same time. 2 qubits can explore 4 states: 00, 01, 10, 11.  A 50-qubit quantum computer can explore 1.125 quadrillion…

May 5, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Infrastructure Fast, robust wifi essential for global competitiveness, but UK is 5th for broadband availability, and 17 out of 19 for updated tech.  £56bn high-speed HS2 rail from London to Birmingham/ Manchester won’t deliver double the economic/ social benefits of £25bn UK-wide full-fibre broadband.  The best investments may be invisible Guessed the word?  Series 3…