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30 10, 2019

Ich bin ein Berliner (finally)

By |2019-10-30T02:48:11+01:00October 30th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Big news. As of October 2019, I am finally a proud resident of Europe's coolest and most creative city: Berlin. While I have loved living and working in Sydney, Australia for the past few years, it has just been too far away from family. So a few months ago, my fiancee and I decided that [...]

22 10, 2017

Nick Skillicorn and Idea to Value: now coming to you from Australia

By |2017-10-22T10:34:35+02:00October 22nd, 2017|News|1 Comment

Hi everyone, This week's update is going to be a bit more personal. The reason why I haven't been able to release as many articles in the last few weeks is quite simple. Over the past month, I have moved to Sydney, Australia with my lovely girlfriend. I have taken a job with Deloitte's Strategy [...]

6 01, 2017

10 most popular creativity and innovation articles of 2016

By |2017-01-06T13:26:59+01:00January 6th, 2017|News|3 Comments

Here you will find a list of the Top 10 most popular articles on Idea to Value published in 2016. As Editor, I'm amazingly proud of the rapid growth seen on the site in our first year. We had over 300,000 visitors, with some of our articles going viral and getting thousands of shares as [...]

14 07, 2016

Join me for an evening of cocktails and creativity on August 2nd

By |2016-11-04T10:37:53+01:00July 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

People often say that the best ideas should be discussed over a drink, so this is an opportunity not to be missed :) I'm going to be holding a very special insight evening in early August in as part of event firm Funzing's Inspiring Lectures series. In it, I'll be talking about some of the most interesting insights [...]

31 03, 2016

Virgin just invested in new supersonic jets which travel faster than Concorde

By |2016-11-04T10:38:13+01:00March 31st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Virgin will partner with Boom to buy 10 of its new supersonic aircraft, with ticket prices about the same as current business class. These innovative planes would be faster than the decommissioned Concorde service, able to fly from London to New York in about 3.4 hours, yet would be cheap enough to run that they [...]

16 03, 2016

AlphaGo beating Lee Sedol at Go is another milestone in AI

By |2016-11-04T10:38:15+01:00March 16th, 2016|News|1 Comment

Yesterday, an artificial intelligence programme called AlphaGo beat World Champion Lee Sedol at the ancient game of Go. Similar to Deep Blue's 1997 win over chess grandmaster Garry Kasparow, this signals another major milestone in the development of intelligent computers. The reason why this win is so important is due to the complexity of the [...]

16 03, 2016

EU is making supermarkets give unwanted food to the needy

By |2016-11-04T10:38:15+01:00March 16th, 2016|News|0 Comments

More and more European Countries are now making it mandatory for supermarkets to donate their leftover produce to the needy instead of it going to waste. This week, Italy has voted to change the law to make supermarkets donate their waste food to charities and food banks. This follows France, which in February passed a [...]

25 02, 2016

Humans are jerks to the world’s most advanced bipedal robot

By |2016-11-04T10:38:18+01:00February 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Robotics is a field of study I find fascinating, because not only can you see gradual improvements in design brought on by better technology each year (a perfect example of incremental innovation), but every now and again you see something that makes you realise there has been a big leap forward. A few years ago, [...]