Category: Science

How to Avoid Being Replaced By A Robot

Ever since 1962, when the first industrial robot was installed on an assembly line at a General Motors plant in New Jersey, machines have been replacing human workers. In the decades that came after, just about every industry became automated to a greater or lesser extent. For the most part, we humans have adapted nicely and our standard of living has risen. But recently, that’s begun to change… Continue reading

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MIT-Batteries-to-Solar-Daniloff_0

MIT has created a brilliant solution. Turn the lead into a compound know as Perovskite, a compound that can be used for decades in solar cells. Continue reading

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How to Find your Unique Innovation Mindset

What makes certain people and certain companies truly innovative? Is it a process? Is it natural ability? Learned behavior and practice, practice, practice? It’s most likely all of the above. Continue reading

Posted in Innovation, Management, People & Skills, Psychology, Science | 4 Comments

Kobi Gershoni oversees Signals’ research methodologies and analytics team. Today he shares data visualization and a Personal Healthcare case study that demonstrates how open source intelligence, or the practice of connecting the dots between publicly available source types, enables a new path to evidence-based decision support for new product development. Let’s see how it works… Continue reading

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Alex Chenevier probes a simplification of organisational complexities as an extension of the Clayton Christensen principles. Chenevier submits that established organisations (corporates) are – perhaps for the first time – in a position to consider absorbing the concept of disruptive innovation on a scientific basis, with application in a systemic way. Continue reading

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Tesla is Smarter Than Other Auto Companies

“Car dealers are idiots” said my friend as she sat down for a cocktail. It was evening, and this Vice President of a large health care equipment company was meeting me to brainstorm some business ideas. Continue reading

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Today’s Snapshot considers breakthroughs in Nuclear Fusion energy, Graphene’s amazing new conductivity and programmes to grow biofuels in the desert. Continue reading

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