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This was an early experiment encouraging people to monitor and compare their energy consumption. It emphasised comparisons between personal energy consumption at home and at work, and also provided graphs to visualise comparisons between groups of friends, or between different time periods in their own house, in response to experimental changes.

The site was still live on 21 July 2011: was used as a case study for a workshop on the application of contemporary critical philosophy to technology design:


The project was staffed by undergraduates who spent a summer implementing the main site, together with a set of interfaces to Cambridge University energy monitoring systems.

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