Monthly Archives: September 2012

Stat of the week (& more)

According to a report in the Wall Street Journal (quoted in the Harvard Business Review), during the 20th Century, the age of Nobel Prize winning scientists increased by 6 years. A similar overall trend can be seen in the age … Continue reading

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Late is the new early

I’m getting hugely behind again. One of my kids is now sick, so after 8-weeks of school holidays he managed to be back at school for a day before he was off again. Rushing to get something done for a … Continue reading

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Where’s Watson?

Just been in Switzerland visiting a chocolate factory (it was a tough job, especially the chocolate tasting part at the end). I’ve also continued reading Future Bable by Dan Gardner, which is really good. It’s essentially about the futility of … Continue reading

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Switching off

Remember what I said yesterday about people switching off? Total rubbish.

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The benefits of not thinking

What’s in my head? Not a lot, which is underrated. The last Greek hotel I stayed in was huge and somehow rather frenetic. Perhaps it was the constant wind. Most of the hotel guests – a party-mix of well fed … Continue reading

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BBC Future

Worth a look. Click here to go to BBC.com/future Thanks Nick for spotting.    

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