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Reads tagged with “innovation”

The Wisdom of TED in Kinetic Typography
The Wisdom of TED in Kinetic Typography

What cross-disciplinary self-actualization has to do with motion graphics remix.

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Democratizing Publishing: TED Launches TEDBooks
Democratizing Publishing: TED Launches TEDBooks

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The Best Apps of 2010
The Best Apps of 2010

Social magazines, Victorian tablets, and what 100-year-old educational traditions have to do with analog photography.

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PICKED: IDEO Reimagines the Music Player
PICKED: IDEO Reimagines the Music Player

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Polaroid Inventor Edwin Land on the 5,000 Steps to Success
Polaroid Inventor Edwin Land on the 5,000 Steps to Success

Simple, timeless wisdom from one of the most visionary entrepreneurs of the twentieth century.

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American Maker: A Manifesto for Hands-On Creativity from 1960
American Maker: A Manifesto for Hands-On Creativity from 1960

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They Were There: Errol Morris Spotlights Computer Pioneers
They Were There: Errol Morris Spotlights Computer Pioneers

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James Burke’s <em>Connections</em>: A BBC History of Innovation
James Burke’s Connections: A BBC History of Innovation

What the sociology of the Industrial Revolution has to do with combinatorial creativity.

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The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind
The Best Books of 2010: Business, Life & Mind

Time thieves, irrational pragmatists, and what bike-sharing has to do with coming out in science.

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Yoxi: A Creative Game for Social Change
Yoxi: A Creative Game for Social Change

How to solve the world’s problems by harnessing human nature.

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