My Innovation Routine

I started My Innovation World project in the last October and since January every week I published a post about the places that I visited. Today I will do a small balance of this trip and tell what innovative changes I do in my daily life. I visited 15 places, in 6 countries and 2…

Maboneng Precinct

In all of my previous posts, I’ve talked about some specific space of innovation, some were about coworking and others about fablab or other spaces. Today I’ll present Maboneng Precinct, a whole district packed with innovation spaces. Maboneng means ‘place of light’ in the Sotho language. It’s a region in downtown Johannesburg that just five…

SENAI FabLab

Fab Labs são oficinas que disponibilizam aos seus usuários ferramentas de fabricação digital para que tenham flexibilidade de produzir os mais variados objetos. Esse conceito de laboratório surgiu no Center for Bits and Atoms do Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), no qual o professor Neil Gershenfeld começou a ministrar o curso “How To Make (almost) Everything”. Entre…

Olabi

Antes de começar uma viagem para conhecer os espaços de inovação ao redor do mundo darei uma volta no meu próprio quintal. Os primeiros posts serão dedicados a locais interessantes no Rio de Janeiro, a poucos quilômetros de casa. O primeiro local visitado é o Olabi, uma empresa dedicada ao aprendizado de novas tecnologias e inovação social. O Olabi…

My Innovation Island

Ilha é uma porção de terra cercada de água por todos os lados. Durante toda a minha vida vivi numa ilha. Nasci na Ilha do Governador, uma ilha situada no meio da Baía de Guanabara, na cidade do Rio de Janeiro. Quando eu tinha três anos de idade minha família se mudou para Florianópolis, também…

Fablab Saigon

In a typical Vietnamese day, hot and raining, I walked almost two hours among thousands of motorcycles and cars looking for an innovation space that I search on the internet. In the end of a quiet street I could see a small board of Fablab Saigon. Even without an appointment I was very well received. On a…

Digital Nomads

Some professionals are leaving the companies and are working in home offices. How I showed in previous posts, others are looking for coworking spaces to share a place with other independents professional. Today I will talk about a kind of professionals a little more radical, they are completely independent of them physical space, they are…

Google Campus Tel Aviv

Google is one of the huge companies of innovation and My Innovation World project is looking for small and local places of innovation. So, it should be out of my scope. But in Tel Aviv, I discovered a program of Google that brings startups and entrepreneurs inside of its walls. Google Campus is a coworking space…

Music Stores in Istambul

I arrived in Istanbul in the middle of a political crisis. On the weekend when I arrived there was a referendum that changed the political system of Turkey and the security forces were in everywhere. Even though all country was in a state of emergency, the people tried to maintain a relatively normal life. When…

Aarhus 2017

Since 1985 the European Union has chosen cities to be the Capital of Culture. This program aims to emphasize the diversities and similarities between the several countries of Europe. After to be invited, the host city has six years to prepare a cultural program for a whole year. Aarhus, the second biggest city of Denmark, was…

Waag Society

In the XVII century, there was in Amsterdam a place where scientists and artist shared the same space. Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, a famous physician of the city, called a young artist to paint his anatomy class. This piece became one of the most famous paint and the first masterpiece of Rembrandt. Today this building is a touristic…