Category: G

August 19, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Gullible Cybercrime:  why are remote workers more gullible?   Because they’re alone (can’t discuss with others) & need information (to do their tasks).  Hackers create elaborate scams & send emails posing as co-workers.  During lockdown, such attacks have tripled.  Under pressure to work quickly, home workers are more likely to click on links to malware &…

April 30, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Gathering The viral energy of firms comes from gatherings.  Virtual get-togethers can harness crowd momentum, enthusiam & competition to fuel innovation, while common threats spur collaboration.  Shared aims stop social distancing making us socially distant.  Unite in spirit to prevail 100 years Guessed the Word?     Series 57 (7/8)       pic: donnaSenzaFiato

February 14, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Galway oysters A fixture on any Valentine’s Day menu: oysters. Savoured in Britain since Roman times.  Protein & mineral-rich, oysters were plentiful until 1800s over-fishing & polluted waters depleted stocks.  Since 1954, the world’s longest-running Oyster Festival in Galway, Ireland is on the last weekend in Sep.  From “poor man’s food” to luxury prices –…

October 7, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Gridlock Traffic gridlock in Europe & USA will hit £238bn ($293bn, €267bn) a year by 2030, up 50% from 2013.  Costs are direct (fuel, time lost from work) & indirect (higher freight & business fees to cover idle time stuck in traffic).  UK will see the biggest increase – up 61% to £27bn ($33bn, €30bn).  Then…

June 30, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Garden 32% of tourists who visit Britain go to parks & gardens. More than the 28% who visit castles, historic houses, museums & art galleries.  35% make sightseeing trips to famous monuments/ buildings. Lucem demonstrat unbra = the shadow shows the light.  Peripheries between the tamed & the wild, gardens lure everyone Guessed the Word? …

April 29, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Gentrify Better to gentrify an area, or not gentrify?  Affluent professionals moving into poor areas are blamed for rising house prices, forcing others to re-locate & changing the city’s character.  But their money brings more jobs, better schools & less crime.  Ruth Glass’s 1960’s term ‘gentrification’ outlined the gentry’s move into London as it evolved…

October 26, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Gamify Lessons & tests turned into games are more captivating & fun Our ever-evolving sense of play is a wellspring of creativity.  Video games replace the spectacle of violence with the basic joy of splattering mud pies around.  UK: average gamer is female, mid-40’s, highly educated.  US: female gamers aged 33+ outnumber teenage boys.  Play the game Guessed…

Go

July 30, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    Go Let’s go!   The freedom of the open road has inspired many powerful visions to transport ourselves (physically & metaphorically) from one place to another through imagination, desire & effort.  The journey can be as rewarding as the destination Guessed the Word?            Series 28 (8/8)         …

May 21, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  GDP Royal wedding boost to UK economy estimate >£1bn ($1.4bn) in tourism, retail, restaurants, fashion & gifts.  But till recently, VAT from small firms was excluded in GDP calculations.  Volunteer work still doesn’t count, as no monetised transaction Guessed the Word?        Series 24 (6/7)         [pic: Jaguar E-type Concept…

Gym

May 9, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Gym The gym is the new pub.  36% of 18-36 year olds pay for  membership – twice the %age of people older than them.  In 2018 – UK gyms will go over 7,000 for 1st time, membership will exceed 10m & market value will reach £5bn Guessed the Word?           Series 23…