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6 03, 2014

Energy is important – But what’s the secret behind it and how it works in groups?

By |March 6th, 2014|General, Just innovations, Theoretical stuff|0 Comments

Last Saturday I participated an event where many student-based project groups tried to figure out solutions for real-world problems offered by real companies. The groups were working at Demola, an organisation that “offers new ways and practices for collaboration between [...]

16 02, 2014

IDEO has kept fun for a long time, but why the culture hasn’t spread? Are we squeezing ourselves into small lockers?

By |February 16th, 2014|General|0 Comments

In IDEO they have really had a sense of humour for a quite some time ago...but why hasn’t it spread all over the industries? I just came across the old TED talk, thanks to my friend. It’s amazing, and just [...]

8 02, 2014

Does humor and fun exist among Silicon Valley’s start-up scene?

By |February 8th, 2014|General|0 Comments

Just came across this new TV series Silicon Valley that is going to start April 6. Here's the trailer: After seeing that (and thinking back at my previous post), I started to wonder, is there any humor or fun among [...]

5 02, 2014

Can working be fun and productive? Is humor forbidden at work?

By |February 5th, 2014|General|3 Comments

Oh, it’s been so long when I’ve last written anything here. I’ve spent the whole autumn by writing my thesis that has a topic: The testing and practical development of a brainstorming method utilizing the principles of improvisation. It’s been [...]

30 08, 2013

There are a lot of innovation (idea generation) techniques and priciples – what have you used?

By |August 30th, 2013|General, Just innovations, Theoretical stuff|3 Comments

This post is loosely related to my earlier thoughts on ‘ancient’ innovation examples. It will also be related to the coming thoughts considering my thesis topic, which deals with the relationship between innovation and improvisation practices. Along with considering the necessity [...]

22 08, 2013

Talk about smartphones – not very innovative gadgets?

By |August 22nd, 2013|General, Just innovations, Theoretical stuff|2 Comments

This is a long post but can’t help it because the smartphone industry is one of the fields that I’m most interested in. Maybe the interest stirs up from the fact that the field is so easy to follow, news [...]

28 07, 2013

Medical science innovations have similar characteristics as any other innovations – however, the experience is highly valued

By |July 28th, 2013|General|0 Comments

This morning I read one Finnish blog text written by Ilkka Tulikoura, one of the most appreciated surgeon in Finland. I don't know much about medical science and I'm not so interested about it. Therefore I came across the article [...]

27 07, 2013

Adidas Springblade sneakers differ from the line, not the first weird running shoes though

By |July 27th, 2013|General, Just innovations|0 Comments

Adidas will soon release the special running shoes including some pretty interesting new technology. The shoes look quite awesome, or weird if you want to express it like that. But anyhow, they are definitely shoes that are going to stand [...]

7 07, 2013

R.I.P – Mouse man

By |July 7th, 2013|General, Just innovations, Theoretical stuff|0 Comments

Douglas Engelbart I know this is kind of a late post because the news already came out last week. I'm talking Douglas Engelbart who passed away last tuesday, the man who invented a computer mouse. I can admit [...]

5 07, 2013

Fuzzy front end of the blog

By |July 5th, 2013|General|0 Comments

The blog discusses innovations and actions related (more or less) to innovations. The approach will try to be kept as down-to-earth and as relaxed as possible. The aim is to live in the moment and to focus on current topics [...]