Twitter algorithms – is it me?

Wikipedia tells me: In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm (i/ˈælɡərɪðəm/ AL-gə-ri-dhəm) is a self-contained step-by-step set of operations to be performed. Algorithms perform calculation, data processing, and/or automated reasoning tasks. I understand that in marketing algorithms are used to suggest what you might like based on what you have liked. So far so good.Continue reading “Twitter algorithms – is it me?”

Leprechaun economics and implants.

From RBS Chief Economist’s brief 18.July.2016 Leprechaun economics? Ireland is globally renowned for its great works of fiction – from Bram Stoker’s Dracula to Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels. And last week’s GDP figures were viewed in this light when an unbelievable 26.3% y/y expansion for 2015 was revealed! The UK and Eurozone growth rates of 2.2%Continue reading “Leprechaun economics and implants.”

In case you missed….TGBSL #22

Effectiveness of SDF in arresting root caries in different fluoridated areas Conclusion: Based on the 18-month result, the researchers concluded that the annual application of 38% SDF solution can arrest root caries in community-dwelling elders. Furthermore, background water fluoride level does not have a statistically significant influence on the effectiveness of SDF. This clinical trialContinue reading “In case you missed….TGBSL #22”

The Incisal Edge Podcast – Alun Rees talks to Harry Singh

Harry Singh founder of The Botox Training Club shares the story of his journey from Full Time Dental Practice Owner to his new life in Facial Aesthetics where he looks after 900 patients by working two days a week. He’ll tell you what’s involved, how to get started, where to get trained and how youContinue reading “The Incisal Edge Podcast – Alun Rees talks to Harry Singh”

Has the tooth fairy entered the realm of science? TGBSL #21

Interesting bit of research from American Association for the Advancement of Science. Here’s the link The extended culture of keeping a child’s fallen baby teeth to be collected by imaginary figures such as the “tooth fairy” might turn out to be of scientific value. In recent work, Modabbernia et al. used baby teeth to trackContinue reading “Has the tooth fairy entered the realm of science? TGBSL #21”

The Weekend Read – Traction by Gino Wickman

When Dan Sullivan, Founder of The Strategic Coach, describes a book with these words, “This book is a must for any business owner and their management team. Traction provides a powerful, practical and simple system for running your business” then you must be curious. When the writer’s assistant gives you a copy then it wouldContinue reading “The Weekend Read – Traction by Gino Wickman”

No policy for cancellation except no refund.

I needed to cancel a couple of flights with RyanAir – I knew that I wouldn’t get any refund but I thought I would let them know – as you would, wouldn’t you? Thankfully they have a chat facility on the internet with which it is difficult to get cross, but they do their bestContinue reading “No policy for cancellation except no refund.”