miso soup, coaching and clarity

I had a fab time today walking in central london in the almost spring like weather . I was doing a travelling coaching session . A very powerful experience , just like the walking meditations of the medieval monks , walking clears the mind . Something about the body engaging with the mind, the rhythm , the focus makes things clearer ? But why is it ? the extra hormones moving around the body , the increased heard rate that tricks the mind . The yoga and zen community always preaches that slowing the body down slows the mind ? Not …

Artificial Intelligence and life sciences-the great coming?

The Prism Series “pop up event” Cancer research UK December 2017 Christmas comes but once a year . To most of us this is a really good thing as it costs so much. We look forward to all the festivities , parties and of course the consumption of too much food and drink. Part of the annual festivities is the annual Genesis life Science conference held in London, pretty much on the same date every year. The Conference which is the brainchild of tony jones and his team brings together all of the Uk life science community to participate in …

Alan Turing,artificial intelligence and the heros journey

Data , machine learning, Alan Turing , beating cancer and Enigma today a meeting was held at the Turing Institute . where is that! Tucked in a wonderful space on the second floor of the British library is a wonderful Institute steeped  in a deep feeling of innovative computing , world war 2 and to some extent injustice . Alan Turing was depicted fabulously in the Hollywood movie which has a lot of the feeling of a heros journey with a sad end . alan Turing was called to action by the war and with allies , heralds and wise …

K west, Bowie and synchronicity

Man somethings are weird ! I was at a meeting with a number of executive coaches . The hotel was in Sheppard’s bush and called the K west spa hotel  . I was chatting to one of the participants at the meeting  who told me that the hotel was on the site of the BBC Kensington studio . Apparently a number of glam Rock stars played there including  David Bowie .K west I said and David Bowie! I remembered the Famous  iconic sign above Ziggy stardust , on the cover of David Bowie most famous album . How come! Did …

Artificial intelligence -Disrupting our thinking

This week has been awesome for the Biotech community . Genesis the life science conference in london is going on . It has been going on for years . The big innovation has been the addition of the Genesis fringe . Not as big as the Edinburgh version but with the same flavour . Many different opportunities to hear different ideas and to meet different people . The fringe kicked off this week with an awesome thought leaders forum organised by yours truly . Many takes homes focused on how artificial intelligence may disrupt drug discovery 1) AI is in …