A good plan violently executed

While young Boyan Slat is determined to rid the oceans of plastic, the experts keep telling him it’s not a good idea

Standing out from the crowd

How Dutch artist and inventor Daan Roosegaarde is reduced to a showman and a fraud in Dutch TV program College Tour - and why it left me puzzled

Thinking differently

'The Big Short' reveals how Asperger Syndrome can be a blessing for obtaining a fresh perspective on the world

It takes three to tango

Walter Isaacson's book 'The Innovators' describes how successful inventions are built on vision, engineering skills and entrepreneurship

Creative Madness

How music celebrities struggle with stardom, mental disorders and drug abuse

Thomas Edison

Fifteen ingredients turning Edison into one of the greatest inventors of all time

Tech nerds wear t-shirts

Why the world of digital start-ups cares less about looks and lifestyle

David Lean

The film director that was hard on himself as well as his people