Monthly Archives: December 2018

2019 Trends

Six of the best – something I wrote for the Sunday Mail in Australia. 1.Digital provenance We’ve had provenance as an important trend in food and drink for some time and interest in where things are from and how they’re … Continue reading

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Table of Disruptive Technologies

It’s made its way to Ukraine -in Ukrainian… Link to PDF of table

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Poem on a Sunday

Have you slept in a tent alone—a tent Out under the desert sky— Where a thousand thousand desert miles All silent round you lie?— The dust of the aeons of ages dead, And the peoples that trampled by? Have you … Continue reading

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Watson is out of the office

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Wow.

11 years ago I wrote about the new Louvre in Abu Dhabi (see below). Yesterday I finally went to have a look. It is quite simply the greatest modern building I’ve ever seen and one of the world’s top museums … Continue reading

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The future of money and other matters

You’ve heard of the Internet of Things (IoT), where things that were once static and generally lacking in any form of intelligence ‘wake up’ and become somewhat aware of who they are, where they are and what condition they are … Continue reading

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Monday Idea

Money with a use by date.

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Tax Shy Tech

Esquire magazine (US) March 2018.

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Random image

I don’t know why I like this. I just do.

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Idea of the Year

I rather like the school that has withdrawn Christmas on the basis that students need to make a case for why it needs to be reinstated. However, my idea of the year award for 2018 goes to the genius who … Continue reading

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