Wind farm off the coast of Brighton& Hove. (Visit Brighton)

In October 2020 the UK Prime Minister pledged that “Wind farms could power every home by 2030”, as reported by the BBC. While I am certain that the Prime Minister had been well advised before making such a statement, I wondered nevertheless if the numbers stack up, whether this pledge…


Being scammed feels like being the intimidated mouse as the victim of our cat in the garden.

Recently, I received a short sequence of calls on my mobile phone the last of which I answered. The caller purported to be from my bank’s fraud department and announced fraudulent activity having been detected on my account. Despite my initial resistance, the persuasiveness and assurance from the caller led…


Over the past few months, or years actually, my son and I have been making what was originally meant to be a soapbox car, but grew into an electric go-kart. …


The premise of personal mobility from the 1950s onwards has been the individually owned car to realise an unconstrained freedom to go anywhere, any time. Cities were consequently designed for and around cars with sub-urban sprawl as a consequence, too. Now mankind realises that there are a few issues with…


For the past few years I have been following the product offering for battery electric cars, just in case. It could come in handy to know what to get should the family car need replacement, if at all, which is likely given the inconsistent bicycle paths and inadequate public transport…


Suvitis, pronouced s-u-vi-tis, is a contagious infection of the mind characterised by the urge or desire to purchase, own and drive a Sports and Utility Vehicle (SUV), or a vehicle that has the expression of an SUV. …


Electric vehicles, battery electric (BEV) or plug-in hybrid (PHEV), are touted by media and industry as a sustainable response to Climate change for personal mobility. All major car manufacturers have started offering electric versions of current models, or additional models based on completely new designs (e.g. based on the skateboard…


Integrated Media Player and Stereo Power Amplifier with Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD).

The reference for listening to music must and can only be attending a life performance, be it classical music, jazz, rock or pop. Failing that, in particular in times where we are supposed to stay at home due to a pandemic, some technology is needed to recreate the concert experience…


Whenever I went to the Golden Hall in the Vienna Musikverein I noticed quite a few steel wires being strung from one side to the other, both over the stage and the audience, with an array of microphones hanging off these wires. …

Peter Wurmsdobler

Works on the technological foundations of autonomous vehicles at Five, UK. Interested in personal mobility, renewable energy and regenerative agriculture.

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