Generation Green

The Future Belongs to the Curious

Kate Lemon | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Lemon

Imagine a world without curiosity. A world in which Isaac Newton simply picked up the apple and took a bite, rather than questioning why it fell and developing his theory of gravitation; a world in which Thomas Edison never felt the urge to experiment with electric lighting until he was able to create the first light bulb safe enough for use in the home, and a world in which Steve Jobs never pondered whether a mobile phone could do more than make calls. Makes you think, doesn't it?

The Power of Curiosity

Kate Lemon | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK Tech
Kate Lemon

Britain has won 76 Nobel Prizes for science and technology: more than anywhere else in Europe. Yet the RSA report has revealed that Britons are now more interested in experiences than they are in the pursuit of knowledge. Our hunger for knowledge becomes shallow rather than deep and impactful.