Highlights

The 2020 Vision of London as a Smart City
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The race to make London a fully Smart City by 2020 When the ‘Smart’ word first entered our terminology during the digital age, it commonly described the technological capabilities and connectivity of our watches, wearables, and gadgets. Its meaning has taken on new power as our capital city embraces an era of artificial intelligence and […]

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Features

Rethinking Work: 2018 and Beyond
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Exploring three-day weeks, work-life balance and the loss of jobs to A.I  Employment researchers claim recruitment tends to peak after the Christmas and New Year. Perhaps that’s because these employers have picked up on the restlessness people feel once the last remains of Christmas pudding and mulled wine have left the system and that boozy […]

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Reviews

Mandelbrot the Magnificent (Book)
Posted in: Books, Reviews

Author Liz Ziemska describes herself as a ‘writer of slightly strange fiction’ and her latest book, steeped in the wonders of complex mathematics and the snatched innocence of childhood, holds true to this. Set in a Jewish community in Warsaw, Poland, six-year-old Benoit lives a comfortable life with his dentist mother, tailor father and younger […]

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Sports & Fitness

  • Get Fit London!
    Posted in: Features, Sports & Fitness

    With the UK’s obesity levels now topping the European rankings the urgency to get fitter has never been greater. Even the official NHS website described our nation as the “the fat man of Europe” citing figures from the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation showing one in four Brits are obese. This is the highest in […]

  • Get Inspired to Join a London Run Club
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    Whether you’re losing weight for your summer hols, just after general fitness or a potential Mo Farah there are many run clubs you can commit to for jogging stints around the capital. The distances vary from 1 mile to 10k and with no cap on experience. So beginners get out those running shoes because regardless […]

  • History of East End Boxing
    Posted in: Features, Sports & Fitness

    Few can argue that British boxing history sprung from within earshot of the Bow Bells as records show that East London has produced more champions across all weights whether professional or amateur than any other place in the country. This history runs deep, as it was Bethnal Green’s bare knuckle world champion boxer Daniel Mendoza […]

  • Heavy Metal Yoga
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    One wouldn’t immediately associate this loud and aggressive rock genre with the peaceful, spiritual healing of yoga but in a rapidly changing world where West meets East, such a concept was inevitable. Launched by Stubhub at Gymbox (Bank), you get to ditch Kundalini clothes and don Metallica and Iron Maiden teeshirts. These unconventional yoga classes […]

  • Spring and Summer 5k and 10k Runs
    Posted in: Highlights, Sports & Fitness

    With the spring season now in full effect, there’s no excuse not to get those jogging bottoms and running shoes on and shake off that winter slumber. There’s a lot going on around London with 5k and 10k runs for both novice and experienced runners and one or two taking place in some pretty inspiring […]