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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – Whistlecar for Autonomous Cars

I wish I could say this was my idea but unfortunately a dude in the US came up with ‘whistlecar’ already – I love it. One of McKinsey and Co 12 disruptive future trends was autonomous cars, which have the potential to disrupt almost any sector or industry you can think of. Logistics – driverless […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – Mobile versus Landlines

I read recently that Verizon in the US is asking residents that have had their landline service damaged by Hurricane Sandy if they would be ok to not have a landline replacement. Which when you think about the fact that 35.8% of the US households don’t have landlines anyway it makes sense. It also makes […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Tech – Carpoolers in the bus lane

Now this isn’t new but the advent of the internet of things and smart technology should enable this to happen more transparently. Most bus lanes, in most cities around the world move much faster during peak hour. So why not let car poolers or electric car owners use them. One of the issues in the […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Tech – Germ Free Train Travel

Another life hack – germ free train travel in Japan. Love it. I saw it on treehugger and discovered it doing the rounds, I am sure it will be on The Project very soon. Think of all the germs you come into contact with when you hold on to the rail or hanging thingy-ma-gig, think […]

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Gr8 way that u can save the planet!

If u adopt this philosophy u can hlp offset the equivalent of New Zealand’s total annual carbon emissions but it takes commitmnt. Being a bit of a nrd and fairly lzy typist I strted to become interested in whthr u cld reduce yr carbon emissions through shrtning words. It turns out u can. I am […]

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Sunday morning disruptive technology – The Offline Glass

Slightly tongue in cheek but I love this one. It disrupts the distraction of mobile phones in the original home of social media – the pub. Invented in São Paulo by Marucio Perussi for Salve Jorge Bar to get people off their phones – the glass falls over if you don’t rest it on your […]

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Future Sustainable Workplace – Is it Herman Miller’s Public Office Landscape?

The latest project from Herman Miller called ‘Public Office Landscape’ explores the latest trends and research that indicate that collaboration is coupled with mobility and we are tending to need to spend less time tethered to a workstation. The project was designed by Fuse Project and allows for endless flexibility in how the desks, casual […]

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