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20 05, 2022

In Group Bias: Why we prefer people who are similar to ourselves

By |2022-05-20T20:01:02+02:00May 20th, 2022|Curiosity|0 Comments

More diverse teams have been shown to come up with better ideas than more homogeneous teams. They are also more likely to succeed at continuing to be creative in the long run. So then why is it that so many companies are full of similar-looking people? Especially when it comes to the more senior levels? [...]

6 05, 2022

Turner Oak: The tree that was nearly killed, only to come back stronger

By |2022-05-06T15:58:14+02:00May 6th, 2022|Curiosity|0 Comments

In London's Royal Botanical Kew Gardens, there is a tree which has inspired the world. It is an ancient, huge oak tree. Planted in 1798 and standing more than 16 meters tall, it has long been one of the most important and well known trees in the gardens. Called "Turner's oak" after its species name, [...]

2 05, 2022

Pruning of neurons: how forgetting keeps your brain efficient

By |2022-05-02T17:17:30+02:00May 2nd, 2022|Curiosity|0 Comments

Humans are a forgetful species. While we have an amazing ability to remember complex information and patterns, our brains can be given so much information that if we remembered everything, it would be a jumbled mess and impossible to remember any specific fact. Imagine that remembering something is like finding a pair of socks to [...]

4 04, 2022

Humans are social animals, and being excluded stresses us out

By |2022-04-04T12:42:08+02:00April 4th, 2022|Curiosity|0 Comments

If there is one chemical in our body which can impact our well-being and creative performance, it might just be cortisol. Cortisol is a natural hormone produced in our bodies with a number of functions, but one of the primary functions is to feelings of stress. This evolved hundreds of millions of years ago in [...]

30 03, 2022

Why you can’t trust surveys: The Response Bias(es)

By |2022-03-30T17:55:10+02:00March 30th, 2022|Curiosity|0 Comments

In my experience, I do not put much trust into the responses of surveys or polls. Especially when it comes to asking people what they think or feel about a topic, which so often happens in new product development and innovation. And there is a simple reason for this: What people say they would do, [...]

16 03, 2022

GLIDE: The new “creative” Artificial Intelligence which can compete with human graphic designers and artists

By |2022-03-16T16:43:50+01:00March 16th, 2022|Curiosity|0 Comments

If you have ever asked yourself whether a computer can be creative, we have just gotten closer to the answer. While software has long been able to generate artistic work like text, scripts and images, a new piece of software called OpenAI GLIDE AI has recently been released which blows these out of the water. [...]

18 02, 2022

The innovative ways that Airlines make money with frequent flyer points

By |2022-02-18T15:57:38+01:00February 18th, 2022|Curiosity|0 Comments

Airline loyalty programmes are fascinating. Not just because we happen to have enough frequent flyer points with one airline to fly around the world, but instead because of how they completely changed the business model of airlines. If you have any interest in understanding business model innovation, I highly recommend you watch this video (above [...]