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Sunday Morning Disruptive Tech – McKinsey’s 12

McKinsey & Company have brought out a new report on what they think the disruptive techs will be over the coming years. They have estimated that “theĀ applications of the 12 technologies discussed in the report could have a potential economic impact between $14 trillion and $33 trillion a year in 2025.” Some of these will […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – The Fermi Problem

This dude was around a while ago, but with the increase of Big Data his theory around approximation becomes more and more important. His name was Enrico Fermi, born in Italy in 1901, passing away in 1954. He did quite a lot within his lifetime but to me in what I do, his legacy of […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – Solar Powered Flight

A solar powered aircraft took its maiden voyage in San Francisco this week, details were covered in an article on the awesome co-exist website. The maiden voyage was the start of a trans-american flight that ends in New York in July this year. “The Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane was created by explorer Bertrand Piccard […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – Crowdfunding increases 240%

Crowdfunding has been around for a few years now, but an article from co-exist has opened up my eyes as to the size and spread of the market. “Crowdfunding is booming. More than 1 million campaigns across 308 platforms raised $2.7 billion last year, an increase of 81% on 2011. And that volume is set […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – Google Public Data

Big data is awesome, and its even more awesome if its freely available, easy to visualise and quick to access – enter Google Public Data. Now, I may be a bit behind the times with this one but I have only recently stumbled across Google Public Data and I like what I see. It has […]

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Sunday Morning Disruptive Technology – Molecular Level Recycling

There is lots of this stuff all around the world, precious metals stored inside by resins and glues, valuable resources layered into composite materials locking away its continued usefulness with no way of getting them out, until now. The Fraunhofer Institute are working on a new way of extracting precious materials from composite products using […]

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Sunday Morning – Disruptive Big Data Technology

This isn’t a specific technology as such but more of a disruptive trend, and this one is BIG. The availability of data, the transparency of organizations and the curiosity of people is driving a trend towards understanding and sometimes exposing the interconnected world we live in. A recent example is from chinafile.com, that looks at […]

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