|Clive James -still working|
Well as well as the length one should perhaps judge the time on earth by quality and I was interested to read this week's Economist Obituary of Clyde Snow (the Economist obituaries generally make a good read but here's the Telegraph's version not behind a pay-wall!) - what a balanced and worthwhile life he seems to have led (and he reached 86), reading about him it seems there's something of the Harrison Ford in the Indiana Jones films about him the mix of academia and real life which many of us strive for..
Smart Energy Metering will come soon
I recall when I worked at BT that Smart metering was already on the cards - well it's getting nearer and it's potentially another opportunity for the energy companies to differentiate themselves from one another, a method of evening out supply and demand and something that'll confuse many.
|A smart meter sir?|
OFGEM is going to have to look again at its efforts to regulate the market fairly - having reduced the number of tariffs there's potential for an infinite number of smart tariffs that will be turning appliances on and off through the night and maybe switching between providers - look here at what the smart meter website reckons.