Rejection of refugees grows worldwide

Rejection of refugees grows worldwide

44 percent of germans support closing borders, 51 percent don’t believe integration will be successful, according to survey

For the international survey in 22 countries, more than 16.000 people (16-65 years old) were interviewed between 24.June and 8. July, i.E. Before the terrorist attacks in nice and gaziantep or the attacks in ansbach and wurzburg. Immigration is increasingly viewed negatively, the welcome culture briefly celebrated in germany is fading here as elsewhere. For 49 percent, there are too many refugees in their country, 40 percent advocate closing the borders, only 20 percent see positive aspects in immigration, 46 percent say immigration is changing their country in an undesirable way. A majority in almost all countries, with the exception of japan, say immigration has increased in the last 5 years, led by turkey at 96 percent, sweden, germany and south africa at over 90 percent of people.

It is understandable that the percentage of those for whom there are too many immigrants in the country is highest in turkey with 85 percent (lebanese and jordanians were not surveyed). At the same time, 6 percent of turks are the least likely to say that immigration has a positive impact. These high figures indicate that in turkey, where the government has long pursued a policy of open door, a conflict between immigrants and locals, which had previously only broken out sporadically, was allowed to build up and explode in a dangerous way in the already unstable country.

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Bmw: more money for research and development

Bmw: more money for research and development

For the first time, bmw has made more detailed information for the already well-known additional research and development effort in the next few years. After more money is already ied as originally available this year, the research and development rate will continue to rise next year. "We will go to 6.5 to 7.0 percent in development costs," said bmw financial chef nicolas peter the handelsblatt (edition of 27. November 2017). "That’s a lot of money. In absolute numbers about seven billion euros."

Actually, bmw has a target corridor of 5 to 5.5 percent in expenditures for research and development. But peter had already said in the spring of 2017 that it will be 6 percent this year. Most recently, he had repeatedly emphasized that because of the investments in new models and the expansion of the electric car fleet on foreseeable time too high fe-costs will come. To the handelsblatt he said now that the effort will remain high in 2019. The increased costs also contributes the planned "competence center battery cell"

The high research and development costs have already been printed on the margin of the car and are a reason for current bad-tempered bmw investors. Thus, the stock with a discount of just under three percent has so far to the few dax losers this year. Even the competitor daimler currently fights with the skepticism of investors. The daimler paper gave something in the course of the year, although the stuttgart is currently on the road at the moment during the paragraph.

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Mercedes: gle and glc as plug-in hybrid

Mercedes: gle and glc as plug-in hybrid

Mercedes puts on the iaa 2019 (12. To 22. September) two new plug-in hybrid. This is now in almost every segment at least one such drive concept of mercedes. Gle 350de and glc 300e units the system performance of 235 kw (320 hp), but otherwise little.

The big one of the two suv, the gle, goes on two places an unusual way. On the one hand, mercedes used here as a burner the internally om654 four-cylinder diesel. One of the main requirements in the development of this self-igner was a low nitrogen oxide outstood – with success: these engines are obedient to those diesel, which also emit little nox in the rde. The idea of using a diesel in a hybrid is not new, psa has already done that in the past. In the gle, the expansion stage is used with 143 kw (194 hp), which is installed, for example, in the c 220d (test).

Lush

Unusual possibly, mercedes also dimensions the battery. With 31.2 kwh capacity, it is the most widely built, which is installed in a plug-in hybrid offered in this country. Before not too long ago, this was an average e-auto equipment. It makes sense to be loaded with dc. On a "corresponding" charging clear it should be from 10 to 80 percent soc in ca. Walking 20 minutes, who has 10 minutes more time, the battery can also charge completely. With alternating current, up to 7.4 kw charging power are possible in both suv.

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Airtags used for packet tracking

AIRTAGS used for packet tracking

Apple "where is?"-network – in english too "find my network" called – works with ultra-wideband and bluetooth technology. However, its real power is that it can use the countless apple gates that are in the world to find out the location. A british journalist and hobbyist has now demonstrated how this can be driven to the top: he used apple’s freshly received uwb tracker airtags to pursue a package.

Iphone network is wide

Kirk mcelhearn, who is, among other things, as a blogger for the anti-virus company intego tatig, describes the attempt as follows: he took the 11 grams of heavy airtag, stuck him to a card, put him in a small air cushion envelope and then sent the packing about one of the red mailbox of the royal mail on the journey. From a village in the nearby stratford-upon-avon in the west midlands it should go to sudlondon. Already in the mailbox, the pack was recorded correctly – and some later, after emptying, in the sorting center. "That’s the fact that either the post office staff picked up the post office and delivered to the sorting center, an iphone – or someone else in the sorting center."

Arrive in london

Then the pack made on the journey. Mcelhearn could pursue how it went to the nearby city and then north. Also in a gross post center in the south midlands it was tackled. Mcelhearn used a script to regularly screenshots of the "where is?"-to make app on the mac. He saw several stops in which the pack was welfare, until it finally reached a sorting center near the receptionist. Also with this self – an iphone owner – dear the airtag of course places.

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What other purpose could the country have?

The preservation of urban densification is absurd

Years ago i did an interview with richard rogers in his office near london. At some point i remarked that he was truly a 20th century man. To my surprise, he did not take this as a compliment. "I do not want to be a man of the. Century", he said. "I want to be a person of the 21. Century." from that moment on, i realized that lord rogers was a man of great ambition.

Years later, when the virtually uncontroversial result of his expert group landed on the cabinet table, everyone could see his ambition. But at the same time, the nemesis that follows the stubs of power also loves to recognize itself. Lord rogers has obviously not become a person of the 21. Century, but a man who has come to terms with the 21. Century struggles. The report of his expert group is absolutely wrong about the future of cities. It is wrong because, in the broadest possible sense, every significant advance in science, technology and society during the last century has strengthened the centrifugal dispersion of human settlements and weakened their centripetal counterforce.

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