carl.myhill's blog en Talk: Roadmap to 2050 by Prof. David MacKay - 27th January 2010 - 18:00 <p>This might be of interest...</p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p>We have an addiction to fossil fuels, and it is not sustainable. How can we replace fossil fuels? How can we ensure security of energy supply? How can we solve climate change? Following the great success of his recent book &ldquo;Sustainable Energy &ndash; without the hot air&rdquo; Professor Mackay will explore pathways which we can transition to low carbon energy by 2050</p> <p>Note also that '' is a good place to advertise talks!</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Mon, 18 Jan 2010 23:05:50 +0000 carl.myhill 42 at Re-inventing the wheel - MIT's Copenhagen Bike Wheel <p>Now this is pretty cool innovation...</p> <p><a href=""></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Mon, 18 Jan 2010 22:58:18 +0000 carl.myhill 40 at 'What start-ups are really like' - an interesting essay by Paul Graham <p>&nbsp;This essay might be of interest to some, Paul is quite known for his decent essays and this one, entitled, '<a href="">what start-ups are really like</a>' seemed especially pertinent.</p> <p>Out of interest, I read it this morning on a newletter called 'Good Experience', you can get an idea about the newsletter from the <a href="">Good Experience Blog</a> but they are not identical.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Thu, 07 Jan 2010 16:00:04 +0000 carl.myhill 36 at Car Scrappage Scheme - a lost opportunity to stimulate demand for efficient cars! <p><img width="400" height="138" src="/sites/default/files/jag.png" alt="" /></p> <p>Our old Fiat Punto is not looking so good. Since it is 10 years old we have wondered about buying a new car using the govenment's scrappage scheme.</p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 05 Jan 2010 18:23:34 +0000 carl.myhill 33 at