Simon Robinson

I teach and write about chaos, complexity, innovation, creativity and sustainability. I like to ride my bike and occasionally try to speak in Portuguese.


Gadgets We Miss: The Nokia 2110

As ground breaking as the iPhone


Richard Baguley’s recent article on the Psion 5 series inspired me to write about the Nokia 2110…


Gadgets We Miss: The Nokia 2110

As ground breaking as the iPhone


Richard Baguley’s recent article on the Psion 5 series inspired me to write about the Nokia 2110…


Words - What On Earth Are They All About?

Thinking about thinking


In my photo above you will see some of the books I have read recently and also one or two I am…


My Personal Eco Technology Audit

Am I being mindful?


I write, teach and am a consultant in biomimicry and sustainability, and as such I worry a lot about just how…


It Takes Bravery to Demonstrate the Simplicity of Working with Clay


I wanted to share some thoughts on the joy of working with clay. I know on Medium there are some wonderful…


Jack Dorsey, founder of Twitter, discusses Brazil

Let’s hack Brazil!


I live in São Paulo and it was therefore extremely interesting to watch a recent interview on…


Nortel’s Orbitor - the Phone which Begat the iPhone


In the mid 90s I was a co-founder of the world’s first mobile internet portal - Genie Internet. Genie was developed by a small team…


Can Google Glass really help us to see?


My first job after graduating in psychology was to work at BT Laboratories in Ipswich. For a bit of a nerd like me, this was geek heaven, especially…