That place between sleep and awake…

Sleep-and-awake-blog

The most exciting things often happen at the borders. At the border between different cultures, at the border between faith and knowledge and at the border between day and night.

Continue reading “That place between sleep and awake…”

I gränslandet mellan dröm och vakenhet

Sleep-and-awake-blog

De mest spännande sakerna händer ofta i gränslanden. I gränslandet mellan olika kulturer, i gränslandet mellan tro och vetande och i det gränsland som förenar dag och natt.

Continue reading “I gränslandet mellan dröm och vakenhet”

New times will require new skills

traffic-sign-809006

The young generation today is facing challenges unlike any generation before them – global warming, climate change, overpopulation, globalisation, migrant flows… But the biggest challenge will likely be the rapid technological advancements with big data, artificial intelligence, Internet of things, deep learning, advanced robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology, virtual reality, and much more i.e. what is sometimes called the Smart Machine Age (SMA).

Continue reading “New times will require new skills”

Nya tider kräver nya färdigheter

traffic-sign-809006

Dagens unga generationen står inför utmaningar olika dem som någon annan generation före dem stått inför – global uppvärmning, klimatförändringar, överbefolkning, globalisering, flyktingströmmar… Men den största utmaningen kommer sannolikt att vara de snabba tekniska framstegen med big data, artificiell intelligens, sakernas internet, deep learning, avancerad robotik, nanoteknologi, bioteknologi, virtuell verklighet och mycket mer, dvs det som ibland kallas för den smarta maskinåldern (the smart machine age  – SMA).

Continue reading “Nya tider kräver nya färdigheter”

Five tips to get your creativity off ground

collage

Sometimes the creative thinking process is flowing without us really knowing how it works, but at least as often we may get stuck and don’t really know how to proceed. In these situations, different stimuli such as words, images, objects, etc. can be very effective in sparking the associations and thus the flow of ideas. Most effective are unrelated stimuli, which should be as different and distant as possible from your problem to really get you thinking completely outside the box.

The following five tips will help you next time you get stuck in your creative work.

Continue reading “Five tips to get your creativity off ground”