World’s First Ultra-Cheap Printable Solar Panels Launched in Australia

By McKinley Corbley An inexpensive new kind of solar power has just been launched in Australia and it could signal the start of a groundbreaking new market for renewable energy. Professor Paul Dastoor has created organic solar panels that can be printed using conventional printers. By using electronic inks that are printed onto sub-millimeter thin … Continue reading World’s First Ultra-Cheap Printable Solar Panels Launched in Australia

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Leapfrogging: How China caught up to Silicon Valley

By George Koo An upcoming book on artificial intelligence makes the startling contention that in just the last three years, China has caught up to Silicon Valley in AI. And, no, Mr Trump, it’s not because the Chinese stole the algorithm from Google. Rather, China leapfrogged the US in mobile computing, which enabled it to … Continue reading Leapfrogging: How China caught up to Silicon Valley

Putin’s visit to Merkel makes the US nervous

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This article is co-written by Ahmed Ashfaque Shahbaz and Khalid Ibn Muneer.

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has made an official state visit to Germany to meet his counterpart Chancellor Angela Merkel in August. The primary objective of the visit was to discuss bilateral issues between Russia and Germany focusing on the Nord Stream 2 pipelines. This came in an interesting time, as the Americans have been distancing itself from Germany a key ally in Europe. The current American administration has attempted to isolate Russia from Europe as a large amount of its natural gas exports end up in Europe primarily in Germany. One of the prime reasons for the USA to attempt the Germans to distance from the Russians is an American interest to export the LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) into Europe. However, natural gas is far less expensive than LPG. Hence, the Germans would prefer…

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