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Smart Homes – still a long way to go

Back in 1980 when I still lived in the Netherlands I worked with the Dutch futurist Griet Titulaer (an astronomer by trade) in building ‘The Home of the Future’. I would say that at that stage it was more built … Continue reading

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Problems ahead for the smart meter rollout in NSW

A decade after the federal government’s review of smart meters, NSW has bitten the bullet and launched its own smart meter policy. Obviously they have drawn heavily from the experiences during the mandatory rollout in Victoria, which led to a … Continue reading

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The real value of the Paris Accord

Of course there will be a great deal of squabbling over the Paris Climate Change Agreement (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change). Those who are leaning more towards the conservative right will say we don’t have to do a … Continue reading

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Can the NBN deliver the goods in the networked economy?

In last week’s blog, Politics is setting Australia back years over the digital economy, I mentioned the deplorable state of Australian politics in relation to issues such as national broadband, the digital economy, e-health and smart energy issues. I also … Continue reading

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ICTs as a Means of Implementation for the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

The Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), representing many of the world’s leading telecom operators, vendors and service providers of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector, issue this Call to Action as part of the … Continue reading

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