Month: March 2018

Will You Work For Free? Will You Pay Me?

Will You Work For Free? Will You Pay Me?

“Mr. Jones, you’ve always been a hero to me.” ” A hero, or a God?” “I don’t know the difference.” “Would you work for me for nothing? For the free meals?” Yes.  Absolutely.  If I was learning, Yes, I would.” “Would you pay me?” “???” “How much would you pay to work for me? Would…

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What Just Happened, Guys?

What Just Happened, Guys?

“What Just Happened, Guys?” What just happened was that Lewis Hamilton lost the opening Formula 1 race in Australia.  Turning probable victory into a disappointing second place. The blame, so often the fault of driver or mechanic, this time lay at the door of the software.     “Their battery of computers, fuelled by every…

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Online Estate Agency Disciple? Here’s What One Algorithm Had To Say.

Online Estate Agency Disciple? Here’s What One Algorithm Had To Say.

Online Estate Agency Disciple? Here’s What One Algorithm Had To Say. Pittsburgh University developed an algorithm. To decide which hospital patients were most at risk of dying from pneumonia. Shed loads of data uploaded.  Buttons pressed.  The algorithm got to work. Here’s the stunning conclusion: Patients with asthma were at low-risk of dying from pneumonia!…

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On the Hook? Off The Hook? Which is It to Be?

On the Hook? Off The Hook? Which is It to Be?

On the Hook.  Obligated.  Committed.  All-in. What every estate agency looks for in a vendor.  What every vendor looks for in an estate agency.  I now pronounce you…. Were it so simple. As business models go, no-sale no-fee is a pretty lousy deal for the estate agency.  The euphoria of an instruction can soon turn…

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Disrupting The Estate Agency Disruptors.

Disrupting The Estate Agency Disruptors.

Disrupting The Estate Agency Disruptors. A buzz-word that so epitomises the current malaise of estate agency, in the U.K: Disrupted.      def:  to throw into disorder, The disruptors rocked the cosy world of high street estate agency.  Scattered the complacency.  Applied pressure where most felt.  In the fees charged to vendors. They started small.  Offering a…

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