What is written about brainstorming is often incorrect, writes Willemijn Brouwer. The creativity expert at TU Delft explains how it should be done.
Tomorrow is Good
Katleen Gabriels reflects on the 'Capability Approach' of philosopher Martha Nussbaum and economist Amartya Sen and why protection of freedoms has such an important role for wellbeing.
What exactly is AI, someone asked Colinda de Beer recently after she gave a lecture. In this column, she lists, amongst a few other things, the most important applications for horticulture.
Impressive and new on a truly global scale. Columnist Eugène Franken is short of words to describe the new depot of the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum. So why was there initially so much resistance?
A good and creative work environment design is crucial for good healthcare, contends columnist Carina Weijma.
Which factors determine why innovation works in one company and not in another? It is because of the "blobs," contends Willemijn Brouwer. What are they?
The infatuation with data in society has worn off, contends Eveline van Zeeland. The human scale must be restored and the word 'data-driven' banned.
There should be standards in greenhouse horticulture for the storage of data, so that entrepreneurs and research institutions can use it to develop new technological concepts, Colinda de Beer contends
Every day, in small and large ways, the rights of makers are violated. Sometimes unknowingly, but often deliberately. Eveline van Zeeland proposes a way to put an end to this.
The climate is not interested in how decarbonization is achieved, writes Bernd Maier-Leppla, arguing for more openness to technology.
French presidential candidate Anne Hidalgo, the first female mayor of Paris, is playing an important role in the city's innovation climate. Eugène Franken spots a trend.
A lot of technology was once cause for concern or complaints. According to columnist Katleen Gabriels, there is no harm in sticking to old rituals.
Learning from a genius also means learning to plan differently. Eveline van Zeeland explains how Mental Imagery can help.
This is the weekend of the Dutch National Monuments Days. Columnist Eugène Franken explains why a monument has everything to do with innovation.
It seems that there is just a case of 'either-or’ in the mobility discussion. Bernd Maier-Leppla believes ‘both-if' would make things all a bit more relaxed.
International connectivity and national autonomy do not go hand in hand if we want to ensure the security of energy supply, according to Martien Visser. "That will almost certainly lead to accidents."
In the pursuit of likes on social media, politicians are spending more and more money to be in the news themselves. An unwelcome development, Katleen Gabriels believes.
Our columnist Eveline van Zeeland discovered how using old-fashioned pen and paper with the popular Bullet Journal Method stimulates creativity.
The potential applications for digital twins and cyber physical systems in greenhouse horticulture are enormous, writes Colinda de Beer.
Extended reality, or XR for short, is having an ever-increasing influence on us as users, Carina Weijma points out. It represents the next step in computer use.