Category: Technology

Part 3 of 4: ‘It’s the System, Stupid!’

Milking ‘The Grid’ for all it’s worth

Editor’s note: A former engineer with Motorola, Mr. Allison is a frequent contributor to this newspaper. As electric vehicles, 5G Internet, and cyber-currencies proliferate, Allison explains how utilities must adapt in order to accommodate increasing demands upon The Grid. USA…

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Part 1 of 4: ‘It’s the System, Stupid!’

Electric Vehicles actually increase carbon emissions!

Last week, Dexter Liu completed a well-written three-part analysis on the electric vehicle and why it is not ready for prime time.  I agree.  Here are additional considerations. Since the Tesla Model 3 weighs about the same as the Chevrolet…

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Third in a three-part series:

Electric Vehicle future not quite ready for ‘prime time’

By Dexter Liu ‘Thermal runaway’ is a dangerous condition unique to lithium-ion batteries. Overheating can end up in a catastrophic fire. “Battery fires, what consumers should know,” a Forbes article published September 16, 2021, revealed that while the EV manufacturers’…

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Second in a Three-Part Series:

Beware ‘thermal runaway’ in EV battery fires

By Dexter Liu USA – Did anyone tell you — should you be contemplating buying an Electric Vehicle — that, NO, you are not saving the planet any more or less than if you continued to drive that gasoline car?…

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First in a Three-Part Series:

Electric Transportation Unreliable Future?

Gas-n-Go vs. Recharge of EV By Dexter Liu Editor’s note: A regular contributor to this newspaper, Mr. Liu holds multiple patents and is well-qualified to tackle this complex subject. USA – Those considering buying an electric vehicle (EV) should do…

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1 Gig Up, 1 Gig Down via fiber optic cable

County applies for mega broadband grant! BAYBORO – Monday night, Pamlico County officials unanimously approved the go-ahead for an ambitious $6.6 million project, which could pay for in-ground placement of fiber optic cable to provide high-speed Internet for a mix…

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Certificate-of-Need barrier to reducing medical costs

By John Trump RALEIGH — A Durham County Superior Court judge has dismissed a New Bern eye surgeon’s lawsuit challenging the state’s certificate-of-need law. Judge Michael O’Foghludha heard roughly two hours of arguments Thursday, June 3, before agreeing with state…

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Meter for home use first line of defense as 5G radiation ramps up

By Rick Happ I wish to thank Gordon Allison for the informative articles regarding possible health problems from the recent barrage of modern wireless communication devices.  The lawsuits detailed could be significant and I look forward to reading about any…

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First in a two-part report | Wireless radiation from cell phones causes health problems, say lawsuits

EVERYWHERE USA – A lawsuit has been filed in Louisiana by the family of Frank A. Walker, a man who died of brain cancer after using a cell phone for years and years. The list of defendants is lengthy as…

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