#advertorial #Witteveen+Bos #EM

Electromagnetic Influence Within Residential Areas

Nowadays the demand for both an increase in energy supply and an increase in newly built housing requires significant adaptation of the electricity grid. With less construction space available electrical substations, powerlines and residential areas are placed much closer to each other. This article covers a case where the inductive influence is determined by Witteveen+Bos on piping nearby the new substation. 1. Introduction A substation near a residential area might cause adverse effects for residents. ...

#Presidential Note #Scintilla #Vacation #Holiday #Christmas

Presidential Note

Dear Vonk reader, 2021 has really flown by hasn’t it? Together we have gone through quite a lot though. We started this year with a curfew at night and a lockdown that did not seem to end. Luckily, it did end when the weather got better. Drinks were even allowed again and the pandemic almost seemed like it was ending. Sadly, as the weather got worse and new mutations of COVID rose up, things slowly had to close again. ...

#Interview #Networking

DDoS attack crashes Scintilla servers and takes down website

On 06-11-2021 the Scintilla website was unreachable for several hours. Three days later, the same thing happened again, and again a few days later. What happened? Due to several well-targeted DDoS-attacks, spread over several days, the Scintilla website was down for many hours in a row. During these attacks, Scintilla’s members were not able to sign-up for activities, use their web-mail, access the VPN or access files. In this edition of the Vonk, you read all about what a DDoS-attack is, how it could cripple Scintilla’s systems and what is being done to prevent these problems in the future. ...

#Advertorial #ASML #Company

ASML innovates with the future in mind

To work with extreme specifications to build a machine that meets the requirements that are still years ahead from now. For ASML’s engineers, it’s everyday’s business. They follow the in 1965 invented Moore’s Law, that serves as the heartbeat for technological evolution that manufacturers of microchips, ASML’s customers, strive for. So, ASML basically has a glass sphere that predicts what its lithography machines should be able to do. However, the development of these machines requires ASML to venture on technological adventures – expeditions that often seem impossible, but are ever surprising. ...

#Penningen #History #Board

Scintilla's Chains of Office (Penningen)

They are hung around the necks of the brand new board members every change GMM, they are visible on every board photo. Yet very little is known about them, despite the fact that when handed over to the new board members a story is told about why each one belongs to a specific board position. I’m talking, of course, about Scintilla’s chains of office. During my period as part of a candidate board it became clear that the chains of office were no longer insured. ...