The technology business loves a good game. There have even been suggestions that the global smash-hit Pokemon GO could assist with obesity levels in the young. Perhaps, but the phenomenon of gamification is now part of our technology lives. Reaching fitness or exercise goals is a challenge to our human nature, so wearing a device that gently reminds us to move more, or sharing our results with friends and family online helps reduce some of the pain, whilst helping us to make the gain.
For the last two weeks, the world's eyes have been on St Mary's Hospital, Paddington for news on the arrival of the Royal baby. We know now Prince George is a healthy 8lbs 6oz with a decent schlock of hair. Good news all round, and the media trucks, crowds and young family themselves have left, as quickly as they came, but St Mary's Paddington itself is an interesting place, notwithstanding its history in delivering new members of the Royal family.