Monthly Archives: June 2012

The invisible bike helmet

As an enthusiastic, though wobbly, cyclist, I make a point of wearing my cycle helmet whenever I go out on my bike. Although there are many arguments for and against the wearing of helmets, they make me feel a little bit safer … Continue reading

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Why our food is making us fat

The article in the Guardian newspaper last week on “why our food is making us fat”  was riveting. It describes how in the western world we have become hooked on sugar, and the role of HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) … Continue reading

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Mobile Trends

Trends of Technical Evolution is a tool that is easy to grasp, and to apply to everyday life. The idea of this tool is that all products will follow a set of steps in their evolution, which allows us to … Continue reading

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The disproportionate benefits of conservation

People often ask me, or rather more accurately tell me, that “TRIZ sounds great for engineers but it wouldn’t be useful in my field of work, would it?”. I found this interesting example, not of an initiative that actually used … Continue reading

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