Have you ever heard of the selective attention test? The one where participants are asked to watch a video of two teams passing basketballs and count the number of times the white team passes the ball. Once the video is over, the instructor reveals the true purpose of the test by asking if anyone saw the Gorilla. The point of the test is to demonstrate how something can be right in front of you, yet you cannot ‘see it’ if you are not focused on it.
But what does this have to do with ditching the grid and switching to a rooftop solar installation?(more…)