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Eneco: heat-to-energy chip being developed

When we talk of disruptive new technologies, they don’t get much more disruptive than this. Converting heat directly into energy is as big of a deal as you’re going to read about anywhere today. So the heat is on to create one cool chip that if viable, could well have an enormous impact on our […]

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When it comes to the environment, we can do it if B&Q do it, too!

You know where the good money is on any particular political agenda when someone like B&Q go and monetize it. I think we all now appreciate that the environment is no longer fringe politics. It’s now very firmly front & centre politics. And with so many people feeling so very guilty about their household waste, […]

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When it comes to the environment, not in my back yard!

So you let your dog loose. Running across a mist-shrouded field on some autumn morning. He disappears into the distant trees emerging eerily from the blanket of fog to tend to his early morning ablutions. Moments later he re-emerges, and the two of you return home. An act repeated not just once that morning in […]

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When newspapers, ‘blogging, recycling and wireless access meet…

For those that know me well, they know that I like to follow trends. I love to explore patterns, especially those of a technological slant, and even more especially if there’s a social connection, which there inevitably is. So futurology is my thing. And exploring socio-technological trends is where I’m to be found most happy […]

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Bin tagging and a small matter of the rubbish of big business…

As I’ve mentioned previously, technology is best used when enabling something or someone. So it appears that the government is intent on getting to grips with the issue of waste by strongly encouraging consumer recycling by employing RFID technology. To this end, the multi-bin system is in full swing and we as consumers are now […]