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Why is there no eCar charging roaming in Ireland?

https://www.hubject.com/en Hubject allows eCars to roam like mobile phones across Europe and beyond. Standardised system. Support from all the big names in the industry - car manfacturers and electricity generators / grids. Except for Ireland. One has to ask why?

21 hours, 16 minutes in Politics by Impetus 1 Reply

There is no Irish weather data collection station on Rockall

The greater the resolution/density of weather data collection around the coastline and inland, the more accurate will be the weather forecasts. High resolution data is required by the HIRLAM and HARMONIE models used by met.ie – the more data points the better. Accurate weather forecasting is e

1 week, 3 days in Weather by Impetus 2 Replies 59 Views

Where is Switzerland getting its 5G mobile infrastructure from?

According to: https://www.speedtest.net/ookla-5g-map Switzerland is leading the mobile 5G infrastructure 'race' with 225 areas covered compared with just one in Spain, one in Catalonia, one in Poland, 4 in England and 1 each in Scotland and N Ireland. Swisscom is using Ericsson for infrastructure

1 week, 6 days in Politics by Impetus 2 Replies

Why is deliberate computer malware spreading not unlawful in Ireland?

Canada is bringing in legislation to make malware distribution illegal. https://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/E-1.6/index.html Why is it not very specifically illegal to spread these nasty digital artifacts to/from/within Ireland, (and in every other state)?

2 weeks, 5 days in Politics by Impetus 1 Reply

Google Play account hacked

I assume you used a debit card back in the day, and the money was stolen from your current account? I would report the card issuer (eg bank) and Google to the Gardai. It is a criminal issue in my view. Same as if they took a wallet with 700 EUR out of your pocket in a pick pocket event

2 months in Information Security by Impetus 3 Replies 91 Views

Google Play account hacked

I assume you used a debit card back in the day, and the money was stolen from your current account? I would report the card issuer (eg bank) and Google to the Gardai. It is a criminal issue in my view. Same as if they took a wallet with 700 EUR out of your pocket in a pick pocket event

2 months in Information Security by Impetus 3 Replies 71 Views

Microsoft Office 365 is a farse in terms of availability

https://downdetector.ie/problems/outlook/map/ Every second day some element of the Office 365 offering is BROKEN. A cloud con. Often when i download Netflix stuff, and try to view a movie 'in the air' (on aircraft with no WiFi internet) the app complains that it can't connect. Notwithstanding t

2 months in Information Security by Impetus 1 Reply

An end to road traffic chaos at road junctions

The Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) was invented in France, and copied by many cities in the US. The concept can be used for both complex motorway interchanges as well as ring roads (peripheriques) and ordinary national roads with busy junctions. It reduces accidents by about 60% compared

2 months in Commuting & Transport by Impetus 143 Views 2 Thanks

The Immediate SPoF threat to Ireland’s electricity and gas supply

"Centrica has warned that future access to electricity interconnectors between Britain and Ireland could affect the ability of its Bord Gais subsidiary to set electricity prices after Brexit. The Sunday Times writes that that company also warned the future of the integrated single electricity m

2 months in Politics by Impetus 5 Replies 148 Views

Fixing Ireland’s telecommunications infrastructure mess

Information on the French electricity market and using Frenchgrid for electricity transit Europe is the most interconnected region in the world with 600 million electricity consumers and about 4’000 TWh of demand. FR has 37 international interconnectors (will be 38+ when Ireland joins t

2 months in Politics by Impetus 14 Replies 160 Views

The Immediate SPoF threat to Ireland’s electricity and gas supply

I thought that sentence might get somebody's attention. Israel has about half the GDP per capita of Ireland's

2 months, 1 week in Politics by Impetus 5 Replies 49 Views

Fixing Ireland’s telecommunications infrastructure mess

One copper line has a weight of about 45kg per km. Copper is worth about EUR 5'000 per tonne. The country has 15 pair Eir cables strung along the countryside from coast to coast. A 200 pair phone cable weights about 2 tonnes per km. For every million PSTN/BRA channels (lines) in use, assuming ea

2 months, 1 week in Politics by Impetus 14 Replies 124 Views

The Immediate SPoF threat to Ireland’s electricity and gas supply

‘Britain’s (and Ireland’s) only link with continental Europe’s natural gas network is at risk of tumbling into the North Sea, prompting a rescue involving thousands of tons of sand’. (Bloomberg yesterday). Becton in Norfolk has all of Britain’s gas pipeline connections with mainland Europe coming

2 months, 1 week in Politics by Impetus 5 Replies

Fixing Ireland’s telecommunications infrastructure mess

The tech is largely standard since GSM days (eg one can take a box from Nokia Networks and connect it with a box from Ericsson or Samsung and they will work together to a common standard. Tech changes and the common standards are updated accordingly). The 'tech' has not stagnated between GSM and 5G

2 months, 1 week in Politics by Impetus 14 Replies 124 Views 1 Thank

Fixing Ireland’s telecommunications infrastructure mess

Ireland’s telecommunications regulatory mechanism is failing to address the realities of the ‘new’ telecommunications infrastructure, in an intelligent way. Fiber to the premises (ie broadband internet) (FTTP, FTTH etc) is being needlessly duplicated – with at least two separate fiber grids –

2 months, 1 week in Politics by Impetus 14 Replies 58 Views