We take mobile phones, laptop computers, tablets, wi-fi and energy
smart meters pretty much for granted in this digital age.
After all, who can argue with the everyday convenience and
technological marvel that such devices bring to our lives, and at
increasingly affordable prices?
But there’s another cost to meet, one yet to be calculated fully across
coming years and decades: The radio frequency radiation emitted by
internet routers, smart meters and other “connected” gadgets brings
health risks and other causes for concern to we humans who use them.
My name is Russell Cavanagh and I write about money and
economics issues at russellcavanagh.net and elsewhere. I’ve helped tech
business start-ups and worked in and out of journalism over several
Some years ago, I was blessed to make friends with a remarkable lady
called Amy O’Hair. She described herself as “a housewife” around
when we first met.
Noble though it certainly is to be a home-maker, Amy was dogged for
many years in her research work and campaigning about the hazards of
She kindly gave me the following interview.
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