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March 27, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Need Coronavirus: when we need people to comply, 2 ways work:  Monitor them & punish those who break the rules.  Or give them the facts, earn their trust, & they will do the right thing.  Billions of people wash their hands – not because they’re being watched, but because they know it stops the spread…

February 12, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Naughty “Naughty, but nice” – 1970s National Dairy Council slogan for cream cakes.  One of the most popular British classics with tourists (& locals), the Cream Tea – collective name for warm scone, clotted cream, strawberry jam & tea – dates back to the 11th c in SW England.  National Cream Tea Day on the…

January 4, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

New Year 2020 What will come up this year?  A survivor mindset always helps: improvise, adapt & overcome.  The only wrong thing we can do is to lose hope. The best & brightest feel part of something larger than just making money, & help to make the world a better place.  Happy New Year! Guessed the Word?  …

November 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Night tube London’s night tube on Fridays/Saturdays lights up the economy by £360m; will be £1.54bn over 10 years.  Supports >3,600 jobs & has >500,000 users.  2 peaks – revellers at 01:30 BST & workers at 04:00.  Increase in demand since 2016 launch is double that of day time.  Oxford Circus is busiest entry &…

October 13, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Noiseless Electric vehicles are noiseless – & that’s a problem.  A Vehicle Sound for Pedestrians (VSP) is needed so we step out of the way.  EU & US rules require new electric cars to emit an audible sound at <18.6 mph.  At higher speeds, the car’s low-pitched whistle (from cutting through the air) & tyre-on-road…

July 3, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nanny The great British nanny is a trusted blue-chip export.  The best 3-year training ensures competent care for baby to age 7 – swimming, games, drama, well-being, sign language, bereavement, hairstyling, safeguarding, cybersecurity, self-defence, skidpan driving. Packed nanny bag for emergencies.  The template for a perfect Mary Poppins since 1892.  Requests to open colleges abroad are…

April 17, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nanosecond Getting data even nanoseconds faster generates huge profits.  So physical location of cables & towers to transmit data is critical.  Being closer, UK receives US data before Europe, through undersea fibre-optic cables. Light travels 30cm / nanosecond (billionth of a second).  Straight cables transmit data fastest Guessed the Word?       Series 41 (8/9) …

April 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Newsworthy Readers will pay for newsworthy content as good journalism still has the power to change lives.  Ideas & information matter in a knowledge economy.  News will get shorter, quicker + more graphical, digital, automated, personalized & paid for – but is still cheap.  News is an industry in transition, not in decline Guessed the Word? …

March 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nostalgia Shine a light: Britain is the 2nd richest country in Europe, per Gross Domestic Product based on purchasing power parity.   Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975.  Britain is still the 8th biggest manufacturer in the world.  Reasons to be cheerful, then & now Guessed the Word?           Series 39…

December 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    No show Restaurants are in peril due to ‘no shows’Customers book a table but don’t turn up. Is worst at the busiest times.  The online booking industry offers to make dining out better for buyer & seller.  But by getting in the middle, it’s made it worse for both, as customers no longer…