My clients 2014-2016

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Thèse Université Paris Saclay Préparée à L’Ecole Polytechnique : Mind Ergonomy for the Knowledge Economy. Software Neuroergonomics and Biomimetics for the Knowledge Economy Why? How? What?

      NNT : 2016SACLX005 Thèse de Doctorat de l’Université Paris-Saclay PRÉPARÉE À L’ÉCOLE POLYTECHNIQUE ÉCOLE DOCTORALE N°578 Sciences de l’homme et de la société Spécialité de doctorat : Sciences de Gestion et Epistémologie Appliquée Par Dr Idriss J. ABERKANE Mind Ergonomy for the Knowledge Economy. Software Neuroergonomics and Biomimetics for the Knowledge Economy Why? […]


Hyperwriting, a multiscale writing with the method of loci

19 janvier 2016 Résumé : Supposons que tout média soit l’externalisation d’une fonction mentale ; l’écriture, alors, externalise la mémoire de travail. Pour Dehaene et d’autres l’écriture est un recyclage neuronal par lequel des populations spécialisées dans la reconnaissance de forme sont associées à des sons, formant ainsi une association graphème-phonème simple. Pourrait-il y avoir d’autres formes […]



KATE FERREIRA WRITER, EDITOR, COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT       Now this was an inspiring interview! I recently had the chance to interview academic and enrepreneur Idriss Aberkane for Business Day. The following is an extract of the article, but you can read the full thing on the BDlive website. IMAGINE an economy with no waste […]


Finance company takes cue from nature

BY KATE FERREIRA, OCTOBRE 28 2015 IMAGINE an economy with no waste and no unemployment, a market in which the supply meets every demand, and commodity exchange makes both parties happier and wealthier. Academic and entrepreneur Idriss Aberkane argues that this is no fairytale, an economy like this exists and can be found all around […]


The geeks shall inherit the earth

24 Sep 2015 by Phillip de Wet Technology will anoint the high priests of the new world religion of knowledge, it appears. Dr Idriss Aberkane (29) is emphatic about many things. “Natural research and development is just better than ours, period,” the French “neurogeek” told an audience in Sandton on Monday, explaining why mining nature […]


Africa should learn from nature to redefine economies

Published on 23 September 2015  By Chris Tredger Imagine an economy defined by infinite resources and growth possibility. This is how cognitive neuroscientist Dr Idriss Aberkane describes the knowledge economy, saying it facilitates sustainable GDP growth based on an infinite resource in the form of knowledge. Africa, he says, has an opportunity to mine nature […]


In nature there is no waste (and getting rid of it will be very profitable) – Radio 702 – 21/09/15

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dr Idriss Aberkane (29), French cognitive neuroscientist and entrepreneur. Aberkane will be in South Africa as a guest of Alexander Forbes. He will give talks in Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Johannesburg on topics including biomimicry and his work on finances. Biomimicry is an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions […]



Imagine an economy whose main resource is infinite. Imagine an economy endowed with an intrinsic form of justice, an economy that facilitates and rewards sharing, an economy where the unemployed boast greater purchasing power than those in work, an economy where 1 and 1 makes 3, an economy in which everyone is born with purchasing […]