THE IP (Bloody Clever) REVOLUTION
We must get better at nurturing, harvesting and commercialising our greatest resource: our minds. Imaginations are limitless, we just have to ignite them. Cleverness can be taught and learned so future generations can hit the ground running at the commencement of high school, knowing what they will do with their life. Our help to nurture imaginations can seed a life full of possibilities, and per capita we can become the cleverest nation on Earth. We must aim to create a collaborative architecture to share and incubate ideas safely without egos, plagiarism or outright theft.
It can be done! For example, many large tech companies, such as Apple, have multiple workplace structures designed to nurture ideas and attract the best minds. App developers work together in a safe and trusted environment called ‘innovation silos’ so that the best ideas can be harvested and commercialised for mutual benefit.
We can do this in Australia with our education revolution, and keep our best minds and best schooling inventions Australian-owned, with all the revenue and royalties contributing to our Commonwealth. It all starts with ensuring learning is career-relevant, so children leave school confident that…