Germany moves up from rank 15 to rank 13. Is that a good thing? No. Threats and attacks and new laws are putting journalists in distress. The only reason it's going up two ranks is because the situation has deteriorated elsewhere.
A few months ago, the German Minister of State for Digitization fantasized about air taxis. A utopia in Germany. At least as long as the broadband expansion for fast Internet progresses so slowly. The largest European trade fair for optical communication, ECOC 2018, will show what is technologically possible from September 23rd to 27th 2018 in Rome.
Whether circular, coaxial, fiber optic or module connector - nothing works without them in our electronic and digitized world. The complex, multi-layered electronic components are the key to networking, industry 4.0 and economic growth. And pretty exciting, too.
Never before has more solar energy been generated in Germany in the first four months of the year than in 2018. But still, we are not achieving our expansion and climate protection targets. Maybe Intersolar will wake up the industry? Or better yet – the politicians.