Information Feedback Loops In Stock Markets, Investing, Innovation And Mathematical Trends

It seems that no matter how complex our civilization and society gets, we humans are able to cope with the ever-changing dynamics, find reason in what seems like chaos and create order out of what appears to be random. We run through our lives making observations, one-after-another, trying to find meaning – sometimes we are… Continue reading Information Feedback Loops In Stock Markets, Investing, Innovation And Mathematical Trends

Your Wicked Customers Are Trying To Break Your Rules! What If You Helped Them?

Ever heard of a ‘false metric’? It’s the very human act of viewing a relatively unimportant part of a system as though it were a critical indicator of success. For instance, a manager might track the productivity of his staff by ensuring that they all ‘clock in on time.’ But arriving early is no guarantee… Continue reading Your Wicked Customers Are Trying To Break Your Rules! What If You Helped Them?

Innovation Audits

Whilst it is generally recognised that innovation is important and enhances shareholder value, what is less well understood is how to become more innovative. Innovation audits review current practices enabling the consultant to advise on alternative and additional measures and techniques that companies can adopt to improve and maximise their innovation capabilities. The preceding paragraph… Continue reading Innovation Audits

Using Ball Mills in the Energy Industry

Experimental studies on coals of different metamorphic grades and various fractional states were conducted in 2000 by the Institute of Thermal Physics of the Russian Academy of Sciences, at experimental thermal energy facilities. These showed that fine-ground coal, milled to a particle size of 15-30 microns, develops a highly reactive property that is analogous to… Continue reading Using Ball Mills in the Energy Industry

The Trade-Offs and Spin-Offs of Carbon Capturing Plants

A SENSE OF ACCOUNTABILITY Our world digested around 8.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) in 2014 through burning of natural gas, coal, and oil causing a 90% increase in carbon-di oxide (CO2) emission since 1970. Around two new coal-fired power stations are being opened every week in the developing countries and the global… Continue reading The Trade-Offs and Spin-Offs of Carbon Capturing Plants

Invention Submission Firms, Design Firms, and Patent Lawyers – Are They All a Rip-Off?

Watch most Inventor shows on TV and you will likely see people on the edge of disaster financially. You hear story after story of people that took out a second mortgage on their house, used every bit of savings they had, were living in their car and on the brink of bankruptcy. These were the… Continue reading Invention Submission Firms, Design Firms, and Patent Lawyers – Are They All a Rip-Off?