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New technology big driver of doing more with less

January 20, 2014

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I was sent a link to an article about new street light technology that saves on energy costs.  I sent it to staff for their reaction and received this great response back. Street lighting cost the City $1.1M in 2012, or 19% of our electricity budget. The City of Guelph owns the streetlights and Guelph Hydro […]

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Privacy is dead

August 17, 2013

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I read a thought provoking book a couple of weeks ago – Citizenville. There was a chapter on privacy.  There were some intriguing lines: “Privacy is dead” “Worrying about privacy at this point is like worrying about how to stop a tsunami.  You can’t do it.  You can only prepare as best you can for the consequences” […]

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