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Tomorrow is Good: Reducing the heat starts with yourself

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Tessie Hartjes, and Auke Hoekstra, Innovation Origins tries to find out what the future will look like. All six contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Mary Fiers’ turn. Here are all the previously published columns. Heat Causes Casualties in Eindhoven Yes, “Heat Causes Casualties in Eindhoven“. Perhaps these kinds of headlines in the newspapers and on social media can shake us up. This is necessary because heat stress...

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Tomorrow is Good: pursue your startup dreams for the world

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Tessie Hartjes, and Auke Hoekstra, Innovation Origins tries to find out what the future will look like. All six contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Tessie Hartjes’ turn. Here are all the previously published columns. The last few years, you couldn’t open your Facebook or LinkedIn feed without seeing one or two articles about startups. Honestly, sometimes I also get tired of seeing many startups pursuing the...

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Tomorrow is Good: learn to believe in exponential growth

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Tessie Hartjes, and Auke Hoekstra, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All six contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Auke Hoekstras turn. Here are all the previously published columns. We are increasingly living in a world of exponential trends. Such trends are easy to devise and calculate, but difficult to believe. I realised that when, in 1990, I read a book by...

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Tomorrow is Good: Augmented Health(care)

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Lucien Engelen’s turn, with a special one, on the occasion of publishing his new book “Augmented Health(care)™, the end of the beginning”. Here are all the previously published columns. The world is changing, society is changing, technology is changing, and so health(care) is. And...

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Tomorrow is Good: The imminent end of mankind

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Carlo van de Weijer’s turn. Here are all the previously published columns. The world is doing better than ever. All the figures point to higher levels of prosperity, health and quality of life than ever before, famine is disappearing, and almost all the measurable factors...

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Tomorrow is Good: Eindhoven Engine projects

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Maarten Steinbuch’s turn. Here are all the previously published columns. The Engine starts to revolve. We are in the process of defining the first projects, and we would like to get started quickly. The Eindhoven Engine has to become a concept. How to accelerate innovation...

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Tomorrow is good: Tree Knights of the Future

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Mary Fiers’ turn. Here are all the previously published columns. Where are they, the tree knights of the future? People who jump in when trees have to clear the field unnecessarily. Well, tree knights may sound a bit medieval for a city of the future, but...

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Tomorrow is good: autopilots and mental shortcuts

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Tessie Hartjes’ turn. Here are all the previously published columns. Last Sunday, “I” drove for the first time in the autonomous mode of a Tesla: autopilot. Apart from the fact that this is a very clever piece of technique, I was reminded of the...

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Tomorrow is Good: Building Bridges

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Maarten Steinbuch’s turn. Here are all the previously published columns. Last week I attended an international medical congress for ENT-doctors and brain surgeons. They often perform very complex operations for which they practice for many years to get exactly to a malignant condition in...

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Tomorrow is Good: Decluttering

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Mary Fiers, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors – sometimes accompanied by guest bloggers – are working on solving the problems of our time. Everything to make Tomorrow Good. This Sunday, it‘s Carlo van de Weijer’s turn. Here are all the previously published columns. Smart Mobility has many definitions. My image of smart mobility is a system where we can broadly share the given right to mobility in a way that is as sustainable as possible. And,...

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