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Disruption Index: 10/10, Apple iWatch can change humanity – for the positive and negative Launching in March of 2015 the iWatch is going to change personal health habits forever. Apple introduced the API WatchKit to developers in order to catalyze a…
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An AI breakthrough from Google – but does will games learn AI to master humans? We know that Google AI and Facebook (with it’s genius outmaneuvering of Google on the AI front) are fighting a major war around AI and deep learning – this is Google’s To…
An AI breakthrough from Google – but does will games learn AI to master humans? We know that Google AI and Facebook (with it’s genius outmaneuvering of Google on the AI front) are fighting a major war around AI and deep learning – this is Google’s To quote Techcrunch; “Google has built an artificial intelligence system that
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Disrupted ageing (again) - this time experts on anti ageing are betting against each other...

Anti ageing experts betting $1m against each other on who lives the longest Further to our recent reporting that Google is intending to enter the anti ageing race IBTimes has reported this; “Two leading life-longevity experts have bet each other $1m…
Anti ageing experts betting $1m against each other on who lives the longest Further to our recent reporting that Google is intending to enter the anti ageing race IBTimes has reported this; “Two leading life-longevity experts have bet each other $1m (£647,000, €885,000) on who will die first, according to reports. Alex Zhavoronkov, CEO of
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The NASDAQ is within touching distance of its dotcom high. Does this prove the dreams of the dotcom era are now being realised, or are we heading for another crash? On 10 March 2000, the NASDAQ Composite Index finished the day’s trading at 5,048.68. The…
Disrupted financial markets: Can the NASDAQ pass dotcom high? Are the dreams of the dotcom era being realised now, or are we heading for another crash?
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Apple is rumoured to be moving into the car business.. Will it disrupt the car industry or just disrupt Apple’s profits? It is not difficult to think of reasons why Apple would be ill advised to enter into the car business.  This piece rather eloquently…
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Airbus results this week – is disruptive technology about to change the balance sheet for the airline business forever? Tactical and strategic disruption will become the norm in this industry. Here are some comments about why this could happen: Reduction…
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Google fund for homeowners allows free installation of solar panels and pay less for electricity than they currently do (oh and Elon Musk is in the background as well) From Silicon Valley Business Journal; “A few days after the first structural steel…
Google fund for homeowners allows free installation of solar panels and pay less for electricity than they currently do (oh and Elon Musk is in the background as well) From Silicon Valley Business Journal; “A few days after the first structural steel frame was erected at the developing SolarCity facility at the RiverBend site in South
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A new low cost home device that promises to substantial power savings in the home Neurio is a home intelligence™ technology that makes your ordinary appliances smart and your home more efficient. Using a WiFi power sensor and a cloud service with some…
A new low cost home device that promises to substantial power savings in the home Neurio is a home intelligence™ technology that makes your ordinary appliances smart and your home more efficient. Using a WiFi power sensor and a cloud service with some smart pattern detection algorithms, Neurio monitors your home’s electricity to figure out
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AI reaches children – this is truly terrifying Artificial intelligence is on its way to toys. The implications, say the authors of iDisrupted, are both terrifying and exciting. “As kids, many of us used to talk to our toys, or at least imagine they were…
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Google now wants to keep you alive to show you more advertising… The next big thing in biotech is going to anti ageing. Last year Google announced a significant investment in anti ageing technology company Calico – it reads like this; In the world…
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Project Loon looking ready for production? Goodby traditional telecom subscription business model? Disruption Index Score: 10/10 Beaming gigibit internet from the stratosphere via balloons and satellites (via Google investment in the SpaceX satellite…
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Upmarket Hilton. Staff lovely but the room was an afterthought....room 217....terrible view over the rear quadrant over the hotel and the TV was 90 degrees to the beds. Not good.
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Excellent service - I had a Fuji that needed repair and they got it done on warranty
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
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I've had a should problem for three years and it started to affect my training. Stuart fixed it in two sessions. It's now painfree and has been 4 weeks.
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Been using James twice a week since September. He's fantastic. Very scientific very inspirational. Could not recommend more highly.
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I had a shoulder injury going back several years that was affecting my performance in the gym. Stuart fixed it in two sessions. Fantastic
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We're locals and dropped in as we were passing. Nice refurb. Real fire!! Great pint of Bass and friendly new landlord. This should turn into a very nice pub - will review again in 4 weeks
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