Innovation Creates Value

My healthcare provider recently sent me an email suggesting that if my Medical Insurance had changed I could go online and update my information. At first sight this would seem like a progressive step, I can keep my records up to date, but as I thought about this offer it reminded me that the whole process of insurance is littered with friction points and bumps in the road.

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What would it take to do something creative as a dinning experience? It’s not as though the world lacks restaurants that strive to offer all kinds of food. Even the settings vary as you can choose from the high end to gourmet street trucks. But what if you varied the location and the food, such is the mission of Dinner Lab.

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A pancake making machine

Pancake Production

Simply watching the news inspired a student to create a life saving design for his final year project. What if we made it mandatory that all engineering students, or perhaps all students complete one project that makes a contribution to society before they graduate?

How do you rob a bank? It turns out that the majority of bank robberies are the simple variety. Continue reading “Grinding out creativity a few minutes a day” »

From “Engineering and Technology”1:
In 1894 transport planners estimated that by 1950 the streets of London would be nine feet deep in manure. Continue reading “The Challenges of Predicting The Future” »

Notes & References
  1. The magazine of The Institution of Engineering and Technology []

What would our lives be like if we didn’t have clocks? Continue reading “On Flying Pianos and Losing Clocks” »

Are Doctors Giving Us The Wrong Information

Could doctors be steering people away from an activity that keeps them healthy and prolongs their lives?

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Actress Gina Davis suggests that the booming numbers of women going into Forensic Science is somewhat due to Continue reading “How many woman work in forensic science?” »

Ideas for Coffee

Coffee that cleans your teeth and restores enamel.