Free one-way ticket to Mars

Fly to Mars, for free! Whether it’s wishful thinking on a large-scale, or a serious effort to colonise the red planet, the Mars One project is certainly a case of dreaming big and then trying to turn that dream into a reality. The catch is that there’s no return flight!

Would MOOCs have allowed Einstein to teach the whole world?

Sometimes it’s useful to take an idea to its extremes and see where you arrive at. With MOOCs you arrive at a truly wonderful place, filled with exciting possibilities for humankind. MOOCs Explained MOOCs are free courses, taught online to a large number of students at the same time. This is the bleeding edge of education. Think […]

10 Great Ideas Someone Should Invent

Some innovative and unusual ideas from TechCrunch.  I especially like the idea of turning Klout into real $ – the conversion of online activities into real currency is a curious concept and bound to feature more in the near future.