Business Unusual

The best disruptors are focused on customers, not products, they use technology rather than fear it, they create new opportunities often where regulations don't exist and they are backed by those with deep pockets and an appetite for risk. Colin Cullis presents stories of Business Unusual - those people and companies driving the next industrial revolution. The associated articles and videos are available here

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 11 September 2019  9m
 
 

The Silicon Age - How one element has powered most of human innovation


Look around you, wherever you look you will see silicon at work. This is a tribute to the 14th element on the periodic table and its many uses. Silicon is an element that takes its name from the Greek word for flint, it does so because humanity has used flint since the Stone Age to make tools. Flint is a form of quartz which is silicon dioxide. Its the combination of the most abundant element in the Earth’s crust - Oxygen and the second most abundant Silicon.


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 28 August 2019  10m
 
 

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 21 August 2019  10m
 
 

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 15 August 2019  11m
 
 

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The World Wide Web is 25 years old. What was supposed to connect us has become more like a trap and we all helped it happen.


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 31 July 2019  11m
 
 

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Technology is becoming the driver of human evolution. It took another step forward this month.


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 24 July 2019  8m
 
 

Space weather: sunny with a chance of destruction


Solar activity could result in a rare and improbable event which could send civilisation back to the dark ages.


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