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Specter of logical challenges haunts smart grid

A great read http://www.ijsgce.com/uploadfile/2013/1016/20131016121141120.pdf  “ A specter of logical challenges haunts smart grid” by a electrical engineer from India. He does not pull any punches.  Just some examples.   Pg. 9 (391)  The smart meter notion has nothing to do with power and energy crisis except using pre-paid meters for power rationing [40]. William Tucker writes on […]

Parks Canada defends Wi-Fi hotspots, says they won’t be in ‘back country’

Parks Canada says the proposed wireless hotspots in its parks would be restricted to visitor centres and campgrounds — “not in the wilderness, and not in the back country,” Andrew Campbell, director of visitor experience with Parks Canada, told CTV’s Power Play. Corinne Ton That, CTVNews.ca Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014 There’s been an outpouring […]

Call of the wired: Parks Canada to offer Wi-Fi in the wilderness

National agency wants to create wireless hot spots at up to 50 parks this year, with that number tripling within three years. By: The Canadian Press, Published on Mon Apr 28 2014 OTTAWA—The quiet solitude and refuge from the connected world that many Canadians yearn for will soon be no more in dozens of Canada’s wilderness zones. […]