Category: Europe

Europe, Global View, Innovation & Strategic, Life itself, Technology, UK, Web & Consumer Tech...

World record for the most innovations in a single experience? 

A YouTube clip of Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page playing a slow soulful country music version of a classical Chopin prelude with jazz-style backing at London’s Royal Albert Hall accompanied by a giant church organ. He was using a guitar internally modified so that you could bend its B string by pulling down against its shoulder strap peg in 1983

Academia, Biotech, Europe, Global View, Green Tech, Innovation & Strategic, Technology, ...

The most inspiring introduction to Open Science. Ever. 

The video never went viral, probably because it has an unexplained ‘interlude’ after 42 minutes 57 seconds which makes it seem to end at a random point. This bizarre showstopping moment didn’t deter your intrepid iij innovation hunters (it actually resumes after about a minute of onscreen weirdness) from recognizing a gem and it certainly shouldn’t stop you watching it

Academia, Biotech, Europe, Global View, Innovation & Strategic, Technology, The Americas, ...

Choosing Tech Careers: Biotech vs. Consumer Tech 

Most of the consumer technologies of 20 years ago seem ludicrously primitive today, whereas, for many diseases, current biotech leaves us almost as powerless to prevent the suffering and death of millions today as we were generations ago. However, it still offers the tantalising prospect of unlocking nature’s technology, and potentially rendering all our diseases and current consumer tech obsolete