Monthly Archives: June 2012

50 Future Ideas You Really Need to Know

Just been re-working the contents on one of my new books. Here’s the final (?) contents. Note that synthetic biology and climate change are featured despite not being headings. No cover yet but I’ll blog one when we have it … Continue reading

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If individuals anywhere in the world, increasingly, can find any bit of information in an instant what then is the primary purpose of a teacher or even a school? This is a stupid question (or at least the answer should … Continue reading

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Renting short-term stability

“The only way to save the Euro is to print it” (I can’t remember who said this, but it was possibly Niall Ferguson)

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Future in a Box

                    I’ve had an idea. I’m not sure if it’s really any good at this stage, but I’m going to try it out. The idea is the future in a box. … Continue reading

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Quick quote

Running off to London to see the King’s Fund so here’s a quick quote. If I had more time I’d tell you about getting into trouble with one of the world’s top 100 companies by showing a video containing fifteen … Continue reading

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Museum of Endangered Sounds

I love just this!!! (just in via Australia – thanks Matt). Link to site right here. BTW, slightly reminds me of the time I wrote something about the value of total silience and wanted to allow people to download 2 … Continue reading

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Barcelona & Brainmail

I’ve just been in Barcelona for the day. Interesting how there isn’t something close to a revolution going on in Spain. The unemployment rate is around 25% peaking close to 50% in some regions and among some segments of the … Continue reading

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Brainmail bonanza

            My Brainmail newsletter is almost back. Two issues are ready to go with a third in the wings. Here are some highlights. A study of over 500 US high-tech and engineering companies with turnovers in … Continue reading

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