Category: Curious

Pause Fest 2018 – Day 3

February 10, 2018 0

The last day for general ticket holders and another full schedule for me. Starting in the IBM Lab with Leon Gouletsas’ talk “Cognitive Chatbots – Building a Conversational Robot”. Lots of notes, lots more questions and considerations before starting the process of creating a virtual assistant. Not the least of which “is a chat bot…

By Nicky Tillyer

Curiosity as an opposing force

May 16, 2016 0

I have been playing around in my head with the concept of curiosity being the foundation for a life of excitement, and joy, and adventure, and creativity, and discovery.  A life well lived is one founded in exploration and following where your curiosity may lead. My own curiosity is insatiable, I feel such delight when…

By Nicky Tillyer

That satisfaction

July 31, 2015 0

Having a curious mind has its benefits – and its drawbacks. You see with a curious mind and the need to know how things happen, you spend an awful amount of time investigating, trying, playing, testing, failing, researching, sometimes succeeding and always getting frustrated. With a curious mind and the need to understand how things…

By Nicky Tillyer

Never Enough Books

April 5, 2015 0

As long as I can remember I had access to books. Story books – Little Golden Books, Ladybird Books, Dr Seuss books – my grandmother tried to convince people that I knew how to read at age 3 due to my ability to recite Dr Seuss’ ‘The Diggingest Dog’ and ‘The Cat in the Hat’…

By Nicky Tillyer

Ever the Curious Creator

March 20, 2015 0

For as long as I can remember I have been curious. My parents and grandparents did a fabulous job of facilitating this – I have vivid memories of both my grandfathers spending many afternoons with me sharing their own wisdom, answering my questions, showing me how things worked, sharing their history. It is amazing to…

By Nicky Tillyer