Tag Archives: creativity

Keeping ahead of the game…

Legal protections for creativity have evolved over time and differ depending on the area of invention.  One can argue whether humanity is better off when good ideas are protected like this, but certainly economically it can make a difference both to … Continue reading

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Jobs or Livelihoods?

For a long time I’ve felt that school has been too much training for ‘jobs’, and not enough preparing young people for adult life.  It felt like that when I was a school, and doesn’t seem to have changed for my children.  … Continue reading

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Selling technology… short.

There were rave reports from the Farnborough Air Show about Rolls-Royce’s eye-catching new exhibit – a Trent 1000 aeroengine built out of Lego!  There are some good views of it, and how it was built, available on YouTube.  Reportedly their … Continue reading

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