July 20, 2006 Every little bit counts and if saving the planet is one of your passions then you might wish to consider these Bamboo LCD monitors. Bamboo is a renewable resource and instead of your computer casings being made in plasticky stuff that’ll last a thousand years (and then some) past its usefulness, at least a tiny part of the monitor will be recyclable and you’ll feel warm and fuzzy knowing you’re doing your bit for the planet and besides, what a great way to show what a caring individual you are. Philanthropy isn’t a budget sport though as the 15 inch monitor costs UKP184.68 (US$340) and the 19 incher UKP254.97 (US$470).
About the Author
Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.All articles by Mike Hanlon