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ThinkCubologist

ThinkCubologist

ThinkCubologist

Member Since Oct-09 2007
Last Active about 11 years ago
3 Brainstorms
40 Ideas (Public + Private)
 
 
Name:Kes Sampanthar
Location:Boston, MA
Education:Bsc in Computer Science with post graduate work in Artificial Intelligence
Employment:Founder and Director of Innovation MetaMemes www.metamemes.com
Interests:My areas of interest/expertise are: innovation, internet architecture, software architecture, methodology, game design, artificial intelligence and artificial life, archeology, anthropology, cognitive science, history and all things scientific.
Achievements:- Inventor of ThinkCube - New Innovation System (www.metamemes.com) - Inventor of MetaMemes - innovation board game - Serial Entrepreneur - founded/co-founded 3 companies
Expertise:Expert in Innovation, Internet Architecture, Software Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Science
About Me:My name is Kes Sampanthar. I am an entrepreneur, inventor, computer scientist and manager. My areas of interest/expertise are: innovation, internet architecture, software architecture, methodology, game design, artificial intelligence and artificial life, archeology, anthropology, cognitive science, history and all things scientific. I am the inventor of a new innovation tool called ThinkCube – it’s part game, part methodology and full inspiration. Check out my website for more information about ThinkCube – www.metamemes.com and also my blog at http://metamemes.typepad.com/beyond_brainstorming

11 ideas

How can you make Innovation into the next big microtrend?

created over 11 years ago, last activity almost 3 years ago
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Innovation Competition: How can you promote / market a new innovative product

created over 11 years ago, last activity about 2 years ago
11 ideas

How could you use this online brainstorming to solve real business problems?

created over 11 years ago, last activity almost 3 years ago

Ability to gather feedback and collaborate with others. Ideas should not be created in a vacuum. Prototype, prototype prototype & get constant feedback from potential users [about 11 years ago]

What would you expect from a Innovation Tool ?

Flexible innovation process to help guide the inventor [about 11 years ago]

What would you expect from a Innovation Tool ?

Mind Mapping - a technique for mapping out ideas, thoughts (note taking etc.) from Tony Buzan [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them

Six Thinking Hats - from Edward De Bono -- WHITE HAT – Data and Information RED HAT– Feelings, Intuition BLACK HAT– Caution, Negatives YELLOW HAT – Optimistic GREEN HAT – Growth, New Ideas BLUE HAT – Big Picture, Overview [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them

Lateral Thinking -- the inventor of the term - Edward De Bono [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them

Knowbrainer -- an accelerated creative thinking process from Gerald Haman [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them

Whack on the side of head - creative techniques from Roger Von Oech (he also has a card deck called the WhackPack) [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them

Combinatory Play - first mentioned in a letter by Einstein -- but Poincare, Hadamard and Koestler have all mentioned this technique for combining ideas to form new ideas (also mentioned by Andrew Hargadon) [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them

SCAMPER - Initial questions came from Alex Osborn (Creative Pioneer) – combined into mnemonic by Bob Eberle SUBSTITUE – What component can I substitute for something else? COMBINE – What can I combine this with to form something new? ADAPT – What can adapt or copy from another method? MODIFY / MAGNIFY – What can I modify, magnify about this? PUT TO OTHER USES – What other uses can I put this to? ELIMINATE – What can eliminate from this? REARANGE – What if I rearranged the components [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them

ThinkCubation - process to improve innovation projects - Kes Sampanthar (yes that's me!) [over 11 years ago]

Name Some Creativity Techniques and the Experts Behind Them