Guest contributor, Shona Read,  gives us the latest mix of interesting people, amazing stories and inspiring thoughts to get the brains ticking over. 

How do we save the world? – From the pale blue dot to Atlas, how do we act as one in a state of crisis?

TED talk of the week – Researcher Patti Maes and one of her pupils display how an innovative and cost effective prototype of the Sixth Sense could change our daily functioning

What Do We Do With All This Big Data –  Susan Etlinger, a data analyst, questions the ethics behind the way data is used to tell a story and how we as storytellers can be more effective in  the stories we tell using data, brought to you by TED

What do you see when you look up? – By looking at a time-lapse of air-traffic, we can see our skies from a different perspective

5 Creativity myths you probably believe – There is no set formula or stereotype for the creative mind, anyone can be creative

The world’s best billboard? – They have become their own tourist attractions (Times Square, Piccadilly Circus), but which is the best site in the world?