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ideaXme's mission is to Move the human story forward!™ ideaXme. Here, you'll find the humans behind the big ideas that shape our world. Help and inspiration for future creators and provocative entertainment for all those who are fascinated in what's going to happen next and love big ideas and great stories.
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ideaXme's mission is to Move the human story forward!™ ideaXme. Here, you'll find the humans behind the big ideas that shape our world. Help and inspiration for future creators and provocative entertainment for all those who are fascinated in what's going to happen next and love big ideas and great stories.








David Grevemberg CEO Commonwealth Games discusses 'Athletes' Voice', creative sports funding, resilience and fearlessness!

Mica Moore, ideaXme sports ambassador and bobsleigh PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games 2018 finalist interviews her first sports industry influencer David Grevemberg CEO of the Commonwealth Games Federation shortly before David plans to set off for the Youth Olympics Buenos Aires 2018. They speak about the Commonwealth Games Federation values and mission, the Youth Commonwealth Games, and Northern Ireland’s loss of their right to host the tournament. Furthermore, they discuss global issues,...


Healthcare for Mars, secret research and seeing infinity!

Here is a rare opportunity to learn about the human who for many years was responsible for overseeing NASA astronauts' health in space. Discover how he has worked to open the gateway for mankind to journey to Mars. Dr John B Charles, until recently Chief Scientist of the Human Research Program, NASA talks of his 35 year career, what occupies him now, his human story and about the fascinating forensic research project involving a deceased artist and recently declassified NASA...


Why we ALL need to be scientists to take part in the future!

Huge change is underway within the academic fields that govern how we live. Most change will spring forth from the science and technology community. One of the most important vehicles for managing change is open dialogue within the scientific community and from the scientific community to the public and vice versa. Genome editing is just one of the scientific disciplines bringing massive change. It is a powerful new tool for altering an organism’s genetic material. And we've only just...


Gaming community set free!

15 percent of the world's population of 7.2 billion people are disabled. Many are highly intelligent and trapped inside bodies that have great difficulty in performing basic tasks. One of the most harrowing and frustrating things for them to cope with is the effort to communicate. A UK based charity, SpecialEffect , is opening up communications for people with severe physical disabilities. They're doing this by helping individuals and global technology companies with assistive technology...


The Power That Moves Books!

From neighbourhood book corners and social networks to city transport systems across the world, a power is moving books. That power is people. Ordinary people who find it irresistible to share their love of books. They are doing it, on and offline, in huge numbers. And jump at the opportunity when inventive social influencers provide new and imaginative ways in which they can do so. This pleasant past time has a huge impact on big business and in turn the economy. Global book publishing...


Alchemy moves fashion forward!

Designer Corie Ruochen Fan has graduated from Central St Martins in Fashion Design with Marketing, BA Hons. She has produced a vivid, exquisite collection, rich in texture. Corie's inspiration is drawn from an opposition to the materialistic societal views of modern-day China and a nostalgia for the past. Her objective is to challenge the established definition of ‘luxury’ by creating ‘luxury’ out of cheap materials, that is, by performing a little alchemy. Materials include faux lace and...


This is grown!

Jen Keane is a designer and researcher who has just graduated from the Material Futures MA at Central St Martins. Coming from a sports design background, her work looks at how new digital, material and biological technologies could change our approach to design and making. Her project focus has been on microbial weaving, learning from scientists at Imperial College to create a new kind of material. Above photograph by Adam Toth. When Jen decided to leave a career at adidas in pursuit...


Rising stars talk fashion!

Maeve Rosemary Millwood, ideaXme's rising fashion ambassador: I’m on a mission to track down the individuals who move the world of fashion and design forward and look to disrupt the landscape in which they work. For my maiden interviews, I decided to focus on three 2018 Central St Martins Graduates who have all designed and created their collections with sustainability and upcycling at their core. This is a realm of fashion which is increasingly being explored by both the mainstream and...


Be heard, make a film!

Stephen Spender, ideaXme arts ambassador talks to Charlotte Knowles filmmaker. Background Charlotte Knowles is in love with film. She is a film collaboration advocate. She is an activist. Free filmmaking skills are offered through her initiative Film School In A Box to provide people who normally would not have a voice in society with one! Charlotte Knowles is a factual filmmaker. For the past 12 years she has worked in film and television across the world. She has produced documentary...


Lead Engineer at NASA’s Virtual Reality Lab Inspires Women in STEM While Keeping Ahead in VR Software Development

During Women’s History Month, I was lucky to sit down and chat with Evelyn Miralles, Lead Principal Engineer at NASA Johnson Space Center’s Virtual Reality Lab. I say lucky, because she was able to squeeze in time for this interview between busy schedules of training astronauts for spacewalks in current and future missions! Evelyn’s path to success is a perfect example of what we call an American dream. Immigrating to the United States from Venezuela as a teenager, she had already developed...


What's a thing and why does it need a low cost, low powered network?

ideaXme talks to Wienke Giezeman, initiator of The Things Network and co-founder of Things Industries. Wienke is a catalyst in The Internet of Things, (IoT) world. He is a creator who is shaping our world. By 2020 Gartner, Inc. a leading research organisation, predicts that over 20 billion things will be connected and more than half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate some element of the Internet of Things (IoT). This development will have such a large impact on...


You catch me at a time when I am coming back to life!

Stephen Spender ideaXme arts ambassador interviews Tara Travis actress, comedian, puppeteer and writer. Stephen Spender: [00:00:00] Hi everyone! This is Stephen Spender, ideaXme arts ambassador and today we are interviewing performing artist Tara Travis. [00:00:07] Hello Tara. [00:00:11] Thanks for sharing with us. Tara Travis: [00:00:13] It's my pleasure. Stephen Spender: [00:00:15] So, first question - who are you? Tara Travis: [00:00:20] In short, I am an actor, writer, puppeteer -...


Making Strides in the Advancement of Human Space Flight

University Professor Making Strides in Advancement of Human Spaceflight Technologies and Educational Outreach Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Ryan Kobrick, Assistant Professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Florida to talk about spacesuit technology testing and Mars simulation missions amongst other interesting topics. Ryan keeps very busy wearing several hats as a leader in organizations that help further the advancement in aerospace technologies and...


Quantum Bits, Microchips and JK Rowling!

ideaXme recently interviewed Winfried Hensinger, Professor of Quantum Technologies and Head of the Ion Quantum Technology Group Sussex University. Hensinger has created the first practical blueprint for a super quantum computer. We found out how this master plan to construct a large-scale quantum computer has the potential to change our world. As with all ideaXme's interviews, this conversation will appeal to both the experts who work within the field, as well as the general public, that...


Raising the dead: Regenerating, reawakening and repairing the human body!

ideaXme interviews Ira Pastor, founder Bioquark, US based biotech company and thereby launches the new series of interviews to evaluate the impact of exponential technology. Recently, Bioquark, announced its involvement in a ground breaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people. ideaXme interviews Ira Pastor, to find out more. Andrea Macdonald: [00:05:40] It's so lovely to meet you. Who are you? Ira Pastor: [00:06:41] I'm Ira Pastor, the Chief Executive...


The superhumans are coming!

An audience with a superhuman! On 17 July 2017, I interviewed Liam Malone, Rio Paralympian gold medalist. He was on a lightning visit to London for the World Para-Athletics Championships. Liam participated as a commentator for the event and appeared on Channel 4's The Last Leg. The pinnacle of Liam's sporting career as a blade runner was at the Paralympics Rio 2016. He won gold medals in the men's 200 T44 and men's 400 T44 and the silver medal in the men's 100 T44. This interview, covers...


Catching Fire and then I just couldn't stop!

Below, Uli Beutter Cohen explains how she became hooked on talking to strangers on the subway. She talks of how this process has become central to a huge social movement which is expected to become the subject of a documentary series shortly. Hollie: This is Hollie Fraser. I am the ideaXme ambassador for reading, writing and literature. ideaXme provides access to the creators who shape our world. It is a podcast, social media campaign, ambassador and mentor programme and will soon launch...


An award winning filmmaking career begins with compulsion to tell story of a man who stops people from committing suicide!

Stephen Spender, ideaXme arts ambassador interviews filmmaker. Stephen Today, we are talking with a multi award winning filmmaker. Hello! Thanks so much for doing this! So, who are you? Jordan Horowitz My name is Jordan Horowitz. I'm a filmmaker. I write, direct and produce movies. I have two feature films at the moment, one is a documentary called Angel of Nanjing that was released last year and I have a new film called Painless, which is a narrative film that I wrote and directed,...


Award winning creator with 9% vision.

"Bruce Horak is a veteran performer, writer, painter and musician. Bruce is a visually impaired artist which gives him a unique perspective on the world and on his art. Bruce has been writing, performing and touring for more than 20 years and has won many awards notably the Betty Mitchell Award for Outstanding Performance in ”This is CANCER" his ground breaking show where he plays cancer himself. When not performing or writing Bruce is a prolific painter and committed hobosapian. We sit...


The pioneering space scientist

Recently, I had the pleasure to sit down with Dr. Liz Warren of CASIS (Center for Advancement of Science in Space) for a chat about space, science and Star Wars amongst other things. During my tenure at NASA, if I ever had a question relating to science payloads, Liz Warren was my go-to person. It was rare that I would walk away from a conversation with Liz and not had learned something new. Her enthusiasm about science and space exploration is infectious and generates a positive energy...