Scotland’s Innovation Centres at TEDx Glasgow: Driving Innovation for a Disruptive World
Innovation is key in shaping Scotland’s competitive advantage. When people decide to innovate, things change for the better. Businesses prosper, academic knowledge advances, quality of life improves, and Scotland’s economy benefits. This innovation can take many forms: a new product or process, a different way to deliver service to your customers, or a smaller change to an existing way of doing things.Read more
What does air travel look like in the 21st century?
by Adarsh Janakiraman, Data Science Intern at The Data Lab
The Internet has often been attributed the title of humanity's greatest unifier, bringing people from across the globe, a little closer to each other. A gift to humanity though it might be, it has dulled our senses to anything that doesn't move at the speed of light. So we come to our story, the data of air travel. We often forget, that the real world equivalent of this digital bonhomie brought on by the Internet, is air travel.Read more
Daniel Craig clocks up the most mileage as James Bond
by Dr Richard Carter, Data Scientist, The Data Lab
It was in the summer of 1977 that it all began. My family was on holiday in the Isle of Wight when my father took me to the cinema to watch The Spy Who Loved Me. I only have one real memory of that day, but what a memory: a white Lotus Esprit barrelling down a jetty and launching off into the blue Mediterranean. From that moment on I've had a life-long obsession for all things James Bond which borders on the unhealthy. I can name theme songs, characters, actors, directors, cars, their number-plates, you name it. For most of the films I can reel off large sections of dialogue verbatim. Yes, it really is that bad!Read more