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Peer to peer lending to destroy retail banking – it’s credible and legitimate iDisrupted Commentary The recent IPO (April 2015) of Lending Club (see CNN article here) adds total legitimacy to peer to peer lending – and in the process makes retail banking…
Disrupted banking - peer to peer lending goes mainstream and will kill retail banking
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Electricity independence for home owners is becoming a reality with Tesla’s new battery launch iDisrupted Commentary We have long since predicted the destruction of the major legacy power producers like RWE and Powergen through the rapid advance of…
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Massive data sets on health to be combined and analysed by IBM Watson With the massive amount of variables a consequent uncertainty around personal health issues much of even modern medicine is in precise and very prone to, sometimes fatal, errors. Using…
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Experiments teaching robots to regret mistakes show promising signs iDisrupted Commentary Within the past 12 months we’ve seen a search engine being built for robots (Google for Robots) now we have experiments to teach them emotions like regret. Combined…
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Just wanted to say thanks for a useful review (I need a washing machine fixed) but it's funny you are so interested in AI & I don't think we've met (sorry if I just don't recognise you.)  If you do AI professionally in Bath you should email me!
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Enriching a vacation is the next AI opportunity Using your mobile phone as a knowledgeable tour guide is a natural extension from Google Maps – interesting article from MIT; “IBM’s Watson, the machine-learning computer that won Jeopardy! in 2011 and has…
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Ten months ago, the physicians of a feisty 76-year-old sales clerk from New Jersey who had an advanced carcinoma in her urinary tract decided to try an unconventional therapy. A few weeks earlier, they had sent a sample of her tumour to a team at the…
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Google Project Fi, Project Loon, Project Fibre and Space X will combine to kill mobile phone companies iDisrupted Commentary Google just recently launch Project Fi in the USA which is intended as a national carrier that provides seamless integration of a…
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3d printed liver shows what can be done in human engineering iDisrupted Commentary Need to fix a replacement body part? Cirrhosis of the liver? No problem. Just print a new one. The Chinese are getting very adept at printing body parts and below you’ll…
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New Technology Is A Healthcare Game Changer. Your Next Doctor’s Appointment Is With… IBM And Apple Author of iDisrupted explains why IBM artificial intelligent computer, Watson, in alliance with the health data collected by Apple Watch will positively…
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Virtual reality and augmented reality tech to disrupt everything from games to education to vacations iDisrupted Commentary From an original article in Techcrunch – there are predictions the market for immersive virtual reality and augmented reality  will…
Virtual reality and augmented reality tech to disrupt everything from games to education to vacations iDisrupted Commentary From an original article in Techcrunch – there are predictions the market for immersive virtual reality and augmented reality  will change everything that involves our interface to a computer and much beyond it. This report from Digi-Capital goes
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New liquid metal alloys expand 3d manufacturing beyond the protoype iDisrupted Commentry The rate of materials science change in becoming very noticeable in the 3d printing space. ABS plastic was the core “filament” material and useful for printing mostly…
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Internet marketing entrepreneur in the UK and USA. Pioneered SEO in the UK in 2000, sold SEO market leader Netrank in 2008. Started SEO platform business Linkdex in 2008 with £1.5m in VC.

Chairman, Thomas Cook Digital Advisory Board
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Linkdex are a fast growing business. In the last four years, the staff have grown from just four (the Linkdex 'Founding Fathers') to a team

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Why Did Google Purchase Artificial Intelligence-Firm DeepMind?
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An innovative data and technology partner to leading agencies and brands around the globe, Linkdex extracts actionable business intelligence for search, social, content and PR strategies.

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Accelerator Academy launches in London with ‘elite’ mentors
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Google+ lets you start a conversation directly from search results
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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.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Excellent service - I had a Fuji that needed repair and they got it done on warranty
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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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reviewed 2 years ago
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Been using James twice a week since September. He's fantastic. Very scientific very inspirational. Could not recommend more highly.
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
I had a shoulder injury going back several years that was affecting my performance in the gym. Stuart fixed it in two sessions. Fantastic
Public - 2 years ago
reviewed 2 years ago
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
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago