Monthly Archives: February 2018

Power, and its careless use

What would the world look like if women suddenly had the power? Something I love about a work of fiction is the shadow it leaves in your thoughts for days to come. Naomi Alderman left me with a chuckle and … Continue reading

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The Power of Onlyness

The power of Onlyness – make your wild ideas mighty enough to dent the world…. The denting the world stuff is a very attractive concept to me. I enjoyed the Breaking Out book for the same reasons and tried to … Continue reading

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Our energy system is changing…

Readers of this blog will know that I think our energy future is: 100% renewable decentralised smart But what do the changes look like without the advocacy? Here are some of the trends we can see right now. Falling costs … Continue reading

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The case for community energy

In my recent talk at TEDx Adelaide I asserted that building our energy systems at a local scale: will be cheaper; will be more secure; and will be fairer. The anecdotal evidence for these assertions comes in part from my … Continue reading

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The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly

This was a really interesting read for me. Trying to put myself in the mind of someone who has tracked technology since the beginning of the internet and understand what he is trying to say. The trends Kelly identifies are … Continue reading

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