In my December column, I wrote about the exponential growth in trading cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Not so much regarding the value per unit. But instead concentrating upon the enormous amount of electricity that each purchase or sale transaction requires.

I have written repeatedly about my scepticism regarding the £14bn Smart Meter programme I remain unconvinced that those spending what is electricity customers’ money so freely, have really thought through all the potential consequences.

Donald Trump has been granted permission to build a wall. Not in Mexico, but on the west coast of Ireland.

The proliferation of data center sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT) are now emerging as mainstream data center trends. However, both of these trends took a long time to evolve. For many years, the cost of sensors, how to store the data, how to view the data, and how to determine who had access to the data were all barriers to acceptance.