Tag Archives: innovation

My PhD – redesigning the electricity grid

Almost a year has flown by and I haven’t announced my PhD formally. That’s because its taken me a long time to wrap my head around what I’m doing and which parts of it are going to provide the ‘original … Continue reading

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Change starts from within

Change starts from within …but mustn’t end there My first real blog was about change. And when I reflected on opportunities that have resonated with me I wrote, “My core question: How can we solve the world’s problems?…. together?…. by … Continue reading

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The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly

This was a really interesting read for me. Trying to put myself in the mind of someone who has tracked technology since the beginning of the internet and understand what he is trying to say. The trends Kelly identifies are … Continue reading

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Who is leading our energy transition?

Today the ideas from my Churchill Fellowship had their first big outing – I was asked to speak at Adelaide’s Festival of Ideas. Here is the speech I prepared, slightly more polished than the one I gave. ———————- For years … Continue reading

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The world in a truly democratic era

Have you heard of the Visions 2100 project? Leaders and thinkers from around the world, and especially from my home town of Adelaide have contributed their Visions for a world in 2100. The premise is that we need positive stories … Continue reading

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The Rainforest

…as a metaphor for an innovation ecosystem. I can always tell when I should write about a book because I find myself telling people about it before it has even gone cold on my bookshelf. This is one of those … Continue reading

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Insight – and how we have it

This is a great addition to any discussion on how the brain works, creativity and innovation. Because what is insight if it isn’t part of the novel discovery process that makes life creative? Gary Klein is one of a club … Continue reading

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