Techniques of Mnemonics #3

In order to understand this article better you should read the first part which is about the basic concepts of memory-systems: Techniques of Mnemonics #1 In the second part we learned how to remember things better which are intangible through the substitute word...

Techniques of Mnemonics #2

It is advisable that you read the first part, in order to learn the basic concepts of memory-systems, and then proceed to the second part. Techniques of Mnemonics #1 As mentioned in part #1 we will start learning how to picture abstractions in our head. Using the...

Techniques of Mnemonics #1

The art of memory dates back to antiquity. In those times speakers, bards and poets used memory systems to avoid forgetting their text. Simonides (500 B.C.) is known as the father of the art of trained memory, although memory techniques can be identified from...

Solar Powered Drones

In our blog you might have found interesting the articles about the city of the future, and how we have anticipated it would look like. How will the city of the future function? What will the city of the future look like? Especially the new designs, and harmonisation...

3 Quick Creative Thinking Activities

Everybody can be creative. An artist is no more inherently creative than an accountant, despite the stereotypes we have affixed the two roles. The only difference is the amount of practice with letting that creativity out. In that spirit, here are a bunch of ways for...

The Creative Instinct

During conversation with a friend, it became apparent that we were misaligned in our understanding of where creativity flows from. I presupposed that creativity is a skill to be trained. My friend pointed out that creativity could be viewed as an instinct, a natural...

Mukbang, And The Future Role Of Online Streaming

They say art is all about empathy. When you read a wonderful novel, when you gaze at a mesmerising painting, when you listen to an enchanting piece of music: a feeling of connection between artist and consumer is forged. In that particular moment, in that line, in...

Effectuation Principles – Truth, Objectivity, and Motivation

Effectuation principles, first introduced by this name in modern literature by Saras Sarasvathy, are powerful decision-making tools to employ when embarking on a quest of creation. Let us examine what we can glean through the lens of each principle - which theories of...

Free Business Idea #1 – Niche Book Club / Publishing Gig

The Problem: All good problems have more than one angle. Let's examine the problem of niche underground authors from two such angles! First, imagine this: You're an author. That is to say, writing is your passion. Never mind the fact that you're effectively a...

What will healthcare be like in the future?

Picture the scene. You’re waiting for a doctor's appointment in your local health centre. The décor is disconcerting, the crowd is tense the seats are rigid and the wait is long. And this is the best case scenario. Find yourself in a developing economy, and perhaps...

A Holographic Future

Future… It sounds like emptiness, uncertainty, silence. No matter what we all think about it, sometimes all it brings is fear. Fear of the unknown. Millions of different things and feelings pass through the life of every person. Someone's future will be exactly as...

How will the city of the future function?

Name a sci-movie or book that accurately predicted that one day cities would be full of people with their heads glued to their phones. Give up? There you have the main problem of futurologists. They rarely see the change coming. However, our question today is...

How We’re Not Killing The Planet

Notice how whenever human impact on the environment is brought up, people instantly focus on the negative. Sure, humans have done some detrimental things, but we are trying to make up for it. Teams all around the world are currently brainstorming ways to preserve the...