I suspect the report that I’ve just been reading is fairly well known. But I’ve not encountered it before. Just click on the text below to see it in full.
I think this will be the last post on this blog. Going out with a bang, so to speak. Best wishes, David Chesneau
I quite often lie in bed looking at the overhead power supply to a nearby farm. (Yes, I’m a sad soul!) Here’s a photo of the top of a pole that’s nearby. It’s obvious which are the main conductors, and the insulators supporting them. But what about the additional components? I assume they’re there to provide lightning protection; but how exactly do they work? Do they provide a relatively low impedence discharge path for the lightning surge?? It seems unlikely that they create a high impedence path to isolate a length of line from the rest of the network in the event of a strikce…
If you Google ‘Corvid virus’, you’ll be presented with – as of yesterday – 188,000 ‘hits’…
Colin has – as promised – provided more information about a couple of forthcoming IET events. Click on the table below for more details:
Following today’s excellent talk, Rob May has provided a copy of the slides that he showed. Click on the slide below to see them all.
Rob’s TED Talk can be found here: https://www.ted.com/talks/rob_may_your_human_firewall_the_answer_to_the_cyber_security_problem
His books can be found here: https://amzn.to/2IeKXPr and here: https://amzn.to/38ilTl8 They’re quite affordable!