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Evaluating research has just gotten easier with the new ScienceDirect PDF Reader

With the vast majority of researchers now assessing and evaluating content on screen rather than in print, we... Read more

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From the industrial revolution to the renewables economy: the importance of geology

Geoscience has always been at the centre of energy transitions, and this is examined in my new book:... Read more

Computer Science

On Technology Innovation, AI and IoT

Earlier this year, Prof Zicari had the pleasure of interviewing Philippe Kahn, a mathematician, well known technology innovator,... Read more

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STEM Shortage?

My social media feeds are full of “STEM” promotion activity by well-meaning engineers, persuaded to address a supposed... Read more

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On RDBMS, NoSQL and NewSQL databases

Last month, Prof Zicari had the pleasure of interviewing John Ryan, Data Warehouse Solution Architect (Director) at UBS.... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

Rapid Shutdown of PV Systems Using String Inverters, Micro Inverters, or Power Optimizers

Russell discusses a utility-interactive PV system where a PV array is roof mounted, the PV source circuits are run in… Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

The Essential Differences of String Inverters, Microinverters, and Power Optimizers

Solar and photovoltaics expert, Russell H. Plant, explains the essential differences of string inverters, microinverters and power optimizers. Read more

Computer Science

Facing the Challenges of Real-Time Analytics

In December 2017, Prof Zicari had the pleasure of interviewing David Flower, President and Chief Executive Officer of... Read more

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