My top three books of 2017

2017 has been an excellent year for me to get stuck into reading. I discovered Audible, which enabled me to listen to books on the way to work, while on the plane or just relaxing at home. I’ve always found it hard to read, so having someone read a book to you, especially the author is a somewhat satisfying experience. We’re all busy, and sometimes we just can’t find time out of our day to sit back and enjoy a good book. So in 2018, why not try set yourself a target of reading one book a quarter? What books are your top three? Let me know. Here are my top three books of 2017. Our Final Invention: Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era. Artificial Intelligence helps choose what books you buy, what movies you see, and even who you date. It puts the “smart” in your smartphone and soon it will drive your car. It makes most of the trades on Wall Street, and controls vital energy, water, and transportation infrastructure. But Artificial Intelligence can also threaten our existence. In as little as a decade, AI could match and then surpass human intelligence. Corporations and government

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Dreamr has been Shortlisted in the Big Chip Awards 2016 with Corner App

Dreamr and Athletec have been shortlisted for Most Innovative Application of Technology in the Big Chip Awards 2016 for the Corner App. Big Chip, the UK’s longest running digital awards, and the biggest outside the capital, have rigorous judging standards meaning that they are well respected within the industry. Corner is the first complete boxing performance tracker. It comprises a complete Internet of Things solution, which uses unobtrusive wrist-worn sensors, fitting underneath the boxing gloves. The app provides a cutting-edge solution for elite athletes, and yet remains accessible to any athlete committed to improving their performance, making it the perfect training partner, and a unique link between the physical and digital worlds. CEO of Athletec, Charles Burr commented: “Athletec and Dreamr have worked extremely hard to harness this new technology to its best advantage and we are very proud of what our collaboration has achieved so far”. Mylo Kaye, Head of Digital said: “We are especially delighted to be shortlisted for an award based around innovation and technology, which are things we are so passionate about at Dreamr”.  Corner app launched at Las Vegas, International CES 2016, and will be available in the second half of the year. Mylo added:

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Four day week and why you should adopt it

Four day week, is it productive? Four day week, what is it? When I started out in business a few years ago, I wanted teams of people working as much as possible to get more done. Unfourtnetly you can only get so much out of one person, never mind my 13 staff. Henry Ford first proposed the idea of a 8 hour day back in the 1900’s, his staff typically worked around 14 hours a day. He found, however that by working fewer hours, his staff were more focused and more productive. In 1926, Ford Motor company became one of the first businesses in the world to adopt a five-day, 40 hour week. Today, it’s the norm. An article in the New York Times times by CEO James Fried reported that his were more productive, healthier and motivated by working four days a week. With less time to work, there was less time to waste. They were more focused and determined at getting the job done. At Dreamr, my staff have extra long lunches, attend local events and on a Wednesday, they have dedicated time to learn new skills. They even use it to brush up on old ones or

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Three things that will make or break your business in 2016

The lessons that will make or break your business in 2016. Mylo Kaye, Head of Digital at Dreamr gives his take on Episode 13 of the den.  For more tips follow: www.mylokaye.com and www.dreamr.uk Three things that will make or break your business in 2016. from Dreamr

Dreamr

Dreamr A digital development & design agency which I own and run in Manchester. We have been running for over a year and employ 13 staff, made up of app developers and designers. The name derived from making our clients Dreams possible. Our team is made up of: Mylo Kaye – Dreamr Head of Digital and Co-Founder Jack Mason – Head of Business and Co-Founder Who are we? A digital App development and design agency based in Manchester which inspires brands with its creativity and innovation. We create beautiful apps, websites & branding in Manchester.

Happy holidays: a message from Dreamr Head of Digital Mylo Kaye

  We all spend the holidays in a different way, some of us have the family around a dining room table with lots of food and drink, others spend it somewhere sunny, others, whether we like it or not spend it alone. However we like to spend our holidays, it’s always a great time to reflect. What did we do, what did we achieve? How can I do things better or differently this year? At Dreamr, we are always thinking forward, but to do that you have to look at what’s gone before. We’ve been able to expand our offering of services to more and more clients including offering more advanced website development using the Laravel framework, supporting our App Development team. App Development and Design have become super important for our customers, and I’m delighted and humbled to say that Dreamr is shortlisted for ‘Best App’ at the Northern Digital Awards 2016 for our work with Sole Exchange. I’m immensely proud of our team for this achievement. Customer feedback has been tremendous, the feedback we’ve had from our clients has been more than positive, and this is a testament to the hard work our Dreamr team put into every

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Dreamr Review – Expert App Appraisal

Dreamr Review, a fantastic new service from Dreamr in Manchester is launched in time for the New Year. The ingenious new service available to those who are in the process of creating an iPhone or Android or even if it’s already live. Simply get in touch with Dreamr here and submit your App to the Dreamr Review service and receive a free detailed review on ways to improve User Experience, Security and even increase downloads. The Dreamr Review team in Manchester have worked hard over the years to build skills, industry insights to bring you a complete review of your app to push it into the hands of users. The Dreamr Review is free and there’s no obligation, get in touch with our team in Manchester to get Dreamr Review Manchester.

Mylo Kaye Congratulates Dreamr Team on App Shortlist

Mylo Kaye, Dreamr’s Head of Digital, said: “I’m delighted and humbled for Dreamr to be shortlisted within what’s a really strong category this year. It’s a pleasure to work with a London based client who sees the value of bringing his business to the North”. Manchester digital agency Dreamr is proud to have been shortlisted in the “Best App” category for the must-have iPhone app for sneaker-heads, The Sole Exchange. It’s the UK’s first dedicated app designed to feed one of biggest fashion markets in the world. London based entrepreneur George Sullivan has succeeded in connecting his highly sought after trainer-obsessed target market. George said: “It’s so simple that within a matter of seconds, customers can find and buy exactly what they want. It’s got really slick features, with extensive search mode functionality for anybody who loves trainers, in what’s possibly the strongest trending fashion market in the world right now”. Northern Digital Awards Dreamr Sole Exchange About Dreamr Dreamr is a digital development and design agency which inspires brands with its creativity and innovation. We create beautiful apps, websites and branding. Our fresh and dynamic team let us push the boundaries of what’s possible, because we believe in the

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Dreamr Manchester Mylo Kaye

Dreamr Manchester Mylo Kaye. Mylo Kaye is the co-founder of Dreamr Manchester, a digital design & development agency. Mylo is a strategic thinker, designer & creative director with an eye for pixel perfection. In my role at Dreamr in Manchester, I’m focused on B2B Creative Direction, leading a team of 10 designers and developers. Successes included creating an internal corporate website for Equate in the Middle East that generated enormous buzz and that went on to win numerous design and development awards in 2014. Previous experience includes launching two digital magazines; Communicate & Transform. Recently I lead the design and development of the Bluewater website that launched in Las Vegas in April 2015. Colleagues know me as highly creative and honest who can always be trusted to come up with a new approach. But I know that the client’s business comes first, and I never try to impose my ideas on others. Instead, I spend a lot of time understanding the business and the audience before suggesting ideas. I can (and often do) work well alone, but I’m at my best collaborating with others. I’m currently looking for charity work and occasional consultations in design direction and branding. Dreamr Manchester Mylo

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iPad Pro – First Impressions

I made my way over to the Apple Store at the Manchester Arndale earlier, passing the Christmas Markets on my way and headed straight to the iPad Pro tables. On picking up the iPad, I noticed a slight resemblance to holding a laptop, just without the keyboard. The screen is near enough the same size as my Macbook Pro, just a heck of a lot thinner and lighter. First Impressions? It feels like an Apple product, smooth exterior, light, sexy and definitely something to show off to your friends or work colleagues. It remarkably feels solid, however, something Apple really works hard to achieve considering almost all other tablets are made of plastic. Swiping my fingers across the screen felt normal, exactly what I’m used to with my iPad mini, it feels fast and responsive, but so it should for £679. Browsing the internet was nice, our company website looked great, actually sized quite well on the enormous screen. I picked up the cool looking pencil next to the screen, and began writing on the screen, but to my amusement nothing happened. I’m not used to this with a normal a pencil, so I was a little confused. A nearby

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