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What an August Creation, that of the City!

A city of two million inhabitants has 2.4 times more patents than a city of one million. This factor holds for any city size: whenever we double the number of inhabitants, the number of patents per inhabitant increases by 20%.

Punctuating emotions

New generations follow coherent strategies in the use of punctuation if we include the repetition of symbols and emojis in it.

The independent observer

Conflict of interest was the subject of a panel I was invited to at this year’s edition of the Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP) conference.

Woke up with a business idea?

Knowing that the main reason for startups to fail is the lack of market for their product, you decide to use the customer development methodology created by Steve Blank to do the initial validation of your idea.

Caderno de significados

Innovation is the multi-stage process whereby organizations transform knowledge into a successful business model.

An Experiment in Africa

In many regions of the world being an entrepreneur is a necessity and not a dream


The linking of ideas has long been used in academic articles where authors recognize the contribution of previous works.

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste

The crisis, by limiting access to new resources, makes us look with new eyes at the ones we already have and do not value

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks

There are several examples of people who made important contributions in literature, mathematics, art or politics, and who started their careers late in life.

Learning from Challenges

The value of the university is based on the relationship between the teacher and the student and the ability of the first to challenge the second and to accompany him throughout the learning process while looking for solutions to these challenges.