Planned obsolescence and the lightbulb

Before Thomas Edison invented and commercialised the lightbulb in the 1900's the primary source of light was a fairly mixed and frankly murky bag of candles, oil burning and kerosene lamps. All messy affairs that were expensive, hard to produce, which dripped and often set fire to things. In fact the prohibitive cost of wax … Continue reading Planned obsolescence and the lightbulb


A revolution in home repairs

I have spent the last 3 years of my life aiming to bring about a revolution in the world of home repairs by founding and leading the business DAD. That journey came to a premature conclusion primarily because our backers preferred evolution to revolution. Of course the thing about a revolution is it means changing … Continue reading A revolution in home repairs