If the OP is looking for a Web-based GUI, then consider OpenLaszlo (http://www.openlaszlo.org/).
I think you are up on to something here. The conclusions are based on the assumption that Arial is the easier to read font.
Well, it's bunk. Arial sucks dead rabbit eyes. It is a poor derivative of the universally derided Helvetica, itself designed only for short signs and since there overabused. Arial is NOT easy to read. Capital i and lowercase L look the same (lI), not to mention a few other glyphs.
Bodoni is much easier to read. It has been selected by a few companies (IBM notably) as the official communication font because it was shown as... wait for it... easier to read than many others.
So Bodoni _is_ considered by many as one of the most readable fonts. This invalidates the whole premises of the conclusion.
Believe me, the next guy who invents a better turbine is going to make a name for himself. It's not like nobody is looking for improvements. It's just that the physics is tough.
You can look online for "ceramic turbine" and "diamond coating" to get an idea of the current state of material science.
Tidal power plants are not new. See La Rance in France, an old project that stayed experimental because of numerous problems.
Basically, you get a very low efficiency because you have to generate power with low-pressure water due tu a small height difference; Also, salt water is not easy on turbines. This means you have a sizable investment and high maintenance costs that have to be amortized on a pitiful amount of power. A bad idea.
This is a bounty for whoever sold this pie-in-the-sky idea to the Dutch. For every one else, a disaster. It'll end up with the taxpayers sponging off the red ink, as usual.
The photo illustrating the article has a caption saying "Trading in CO2 emissions allowances has been hampered in several European countries as a result of a phishing scam." The image shows cooling towers that reject nothing but water vapor. Unfortunately, 99% or the population will conclude that cooling towers reject horrible, polluting CO2.
Scamminess seems highly contagious. Or maybe it's the natural state of most journalists these days.
As long as we're going to reinvent the wheel again, we might as well try making it round this time. - Mike Dennison