Tag Archives: technology

Time for a 21st century thermostat

It’s ironic, a good friend and I discussed the idea of a wifi enabled thermostat around this time last year.  Just after this the Nest came to the US.  Now today in the UK there are a number of offerings.   … Continue reading

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Is computer familiarity what is really needed in rural developing communities?

I read with interest an article on a scheme to bring a mobile computer classroom to rural schools in Uganda.  It is flagged as good for the children as it opens up the opportunity for work involving such technology in … Continue reading

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Clever technology or natural selection?

Someone has invented a camera system to warn you that you are about to fall down an open manhole so you can continue to text (safely) whilst you walk.  But have they considered the risk to mankind of subverting this … Continue reading

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Geekmobile!

Check out this touring trike video – what a dream for a road tour (note to wife –  I’ll have mine in red please!)

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£17 For a Pizza base – time for a more palatable solution?

It was reported today – BBCNews – that the NHS has been spending £17 on gluten free pizza bases and £2.50 for comparable loaves of bread.  Typical of a ‘big organisation out of control’.  This is our money they are … Continue reading

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