Mykle Ludvigsen

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I Have No Idea What This Startup Does and Nobody Will Tell Me

Last week, I received a PDF presentation about “Helena,” a new startup boasting a 20-year-old Yale student CEO and connections—so they claim—to some …

Startups

Ingenious Shirt Uses Recognizable Icons to Help Break Language Barriers When Traveling

Traveling is a fantastic way to learn about the world, but it's made significantly harder when there's a language barrier. ICONSPEAK wants to ease your frustrations with their ingenious solution: a shirt that displays common (and therefore recognizable) icons across the world. Simply point to a …

Tap Water

This Is Our Reality: Why I Couldn't Hold Back About the Bay Area's Real Transit Problem

Faced with a flood of complaints during a messy commute last week, the official Twitter account of BART got frank about the system's woes. Taylor Huckaby, who manned the account that day, explains why he started tweeting truth bombs, and why public transportation in America must be saved.<p>Major …

Critical Thinking vs. Creative Thinking

The Common Core demands students think critically while staying connected and diving into text, yet employers desire workers who can think creatively …

Creative Leadership

This is the result of a conversation I had with Patti Brennan about the nature of creativity and imagination that was inspired by Maslow’s famous …

Classic Lateral Thinking Exercises

There is a man who lives on the top floor of a very tall building. Everyday he gets the elevator down to the ground floor to leave the building to go …

Why is Canadian English unique?

America’s neighbour resisted annexation by the US and its people remained subjects of the British monarch. But Canada’s English isn’t British or American, writes James Harbeck.<p>Is there such a thing as Canadian English? If so, what is it?<p>The standard stereotype among Americans is that Canadians are …

Language