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Tech savvy on board

Navigating your way around a ship is easier than you think, says Frances Marcellin.

(First published in The Telegraph, 17 February 2018)

As someone who is used to writing about technology, often covering transport and travel, I have become fascinated by the booming cruise industry. 624 more words

Independent Feature Article

There's little future in 2040 plan (Independent.ie)

So did you have a good National Development Plan? Did your area get a few quid? A new bit of motorway? A stop on a light rail network? 913 more words

Machine Learning

Byron Bay: The world's first solar train

Last week I was writing about Infrastructure Integrated Photovoltaics, and I mentioned that solar trains were feasible but not yet in existence. A reader set me straight – the first solar train actually launched at the end of last year. 318 more words

Energy

Squeaking wipers? Just use flick wipe

Having recently come across the cause of squeaking brakes

Our handy list of cures now extends to squeaking wipers (and a use for the flick, or single wipe option). 30 more words

Civilian

Average of 125 cases a year of train doors closing without warning in last 5 years: MOT

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: For the past five years, an average of 125 cases of train doors closing without warning occurred per year on Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) trains, with the majority of cases occurring on the North-South and East-West Lines, according to Second Minister for Transport Ng Chee Meng. 185 more words

Current Affairs

This Mercedes is not a L400 NNY

Thinking of a ‘novelty plate’ rather than any disrespect to the owner, from a distance I thought I had come across an amusing LOONY registration plate. 101 more words

Photography