Peter Cochrane's Blog: The great power-up turnoff

We're sick of waiting for our machines to start

Written at Norwich Airport and dispatched to via a free wi-fi service at my Schiphol hotel near Amsterdam.

When I was young, our home radio worked on batteries because we didn't have electricity. You switched it on and it had to warm up before it made a sound. I'm now experiencing a digital déj

By Peter Cochrane

Peter Cochrane is an engineer, scientist, entrepreneur, futurist and consultant. He is the former CTO and head of research at BT, with a career in telecoms and IT spanning more than 40 years.