Approaching technology after the 1950s

As a 1st world nearly triple A economy, I think we should be asking for more from our technology so we’re less bogged down with technology that would have been fine from the 1950s.

No more big nets for fishing the seas blindly, Use technology to tweak them [http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21500701]

Fishing Net

No more lorries that are just boxes being dragged along the road, tweak the shape [http://corporate.marksandspencer.com/investors/press_releases/12092007_mscutscarbonwithteardroptrailers]

Teardrop lorry
Teardrop lorry

George Ferguson, Bristol’s Mayor believes in approaching the Severn barrage problem “incrementally”

"..find the right technology to generate #sustainable #energy in the #Severn" Must develop more incremental solutions http://ow.ly/ictiJ
George Ferguson on Severn Barrier

Less recycling, we should be straight up re-using more products, how many sandwich boxes are thrown away every day from a Meal Deal

Re-use tips
Re-use tips

No more houses built with insulation as a last thought, [http://www.homesmartinsulation.co.uk/]

Insulation of house
Insulation of house

BLah blah blah, be incremental, but technology tweaks can save a lot of problems.

Author: Dan Course

Dan Course, E-Learning Development at Warwick University (WMG). Agile Scrum trained and full-stack development. Interested in E-learning, Democracy, Politics and Tech. All thoughts are mine and not of my employer.

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