More Thoughts on Communication and Transportation Technology

When I was a kid in England there were two things which few people had, and those things were telephones and cars. Most goods and services were in walking distance. If things weren’t in walking distance could always catch the bus. If travelling was considered a waste of time to find something out, and post […]

Appropriate Technology or not: transportation and communication?

Whilst I like technology, there are certain technologies I really dislike, these are: multi-storey buildings, cars and telephones. Basic rule is: if it ain’t in walking distance then it ain’t available. During the 70’s the Australian government had a plan to decentralise, and make its services more accessible. The action it took was to centralise more […]