Technology isn't magic. It just gets more abstract, and more hidden away. But underneath all the sheen, it still has a real effect on the world. Materials and energy come from somewhere, and we can do better at using and sourcing technology more responsibly.
Hi, my name is Graham Lally, and I'm passionate about using my experience in technology to help make things better for future generations.
I can help you to:
You can find out more about me here.
My inbox is open. Click here to email me. You can also find me on Twitter and on LinkedIn.
I'm currently offering a few energy appraisal reviews each month for anyone running their site on WordPress, on a pay-what-you-feel basis. Each review includes a look at efficiency and sustainability from server hosting right through to browser clients and business needs. You can see an example report as a webpage here, or in PDF format here.
I'm looking to help charities, businesses and other organisations consider the wider effects of the technology being used. I aim to take a broad perspective that considers not just where energy being used comes from, but how automated and manual processes can be improved, as well as whether activities are truly needed or not.
Each technical system will be unique in some way, but I try to adopt a systemic approach which is capable of covering certain fundamentals, including:
As the future is still experimental, I'm also looking to work on projects that question and reassemble humanity's relationship with energy and technology.
Sometimes we just don't know what will work and what won't, or even what we want. I believe that when dealing with uncertainty, formal planning and delivery can often be too restrictive.
If you're interested in collaborating on more art-based projects to explore these themes and narratives, then please do get in touch.