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
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?
QUICK QUIZ: Which assignment do you think a creative person would like more: Write a story about anything. Write a story about a duck. If you’re like most people (which, of course, you’re not-you’re better), you said Assignment 1. It’s obvious, isn’t it? I mean, creativity is all about freedom, no restraints, “Don’t box me… Continue reading To Think Out of the Box, Make the Box Smaller
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
How many times in your life have you said to yourself or out loud, ” I should have thought of that”. Well as a lifelong inventor it happens to me many times. As a result I have brought to market many items. Inventing is strictly the end result of pure observation. Something anyone can do.… Continue reading What Was Your Latest “I Should Have Thought of That” Moment?
The state of innovation, and the resurgence of technology disrupts has reached unprecedented levels. In the coming years, there will be a high rate of change, that will see the migration from legacy systems to new age ones. Such changes will redefine the very nature of how all aspects of technology interact with one another.… Continue reading 2020 And Beyond: Data Center Designs for the Future
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
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
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?