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TED talk:

Linus Torvalds transformed technology twice — first with Linux, which helps power the Internet, and again with Git, the source code management system used by coders worldwide. In a rare interview with TED’s curator, Chris Anderson, Torvalds discusses with remarkable openness the personality traits that prompted his unique philosophy of work, engineering and life. Continue reading

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This spring, Google is introducing the self-driving bicycle in Amsterdam, the world’s premier cycling city. Google wants to “make biking safer, smarter, and easier by applying self-driving technology to biking”. Will they? Continue reading

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TED Talk: The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers [video] - Innovation Excellence

After years of studying the dynamics of success and productivity in the workplace, organizational psychologist Adam Grant discovered a three powerful and unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. Continue reading

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What will the world look like when we move beyond the keyboard and mouse? Interaction designer Sean Follmer is building a future with machines that bring information to life under your fingers as you work with it. In this talk, check out prototypes for a 3D shape-shifting table, a phone that turns into a wristband, a deformable game controller and more that may change the way we live and work. Continue reading

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How Simplification is the Key to Change

Why are change and innovation so hard to achieve? It’s not why you think. The reality is this: we spend our days drowning in mundane tasks – meetings, emails, reports – often self-created complexities that prevent us from getting to the meaningful work that truly matters. Using simple stories and techniques, Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink, shows us… Continue reading

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How to Design Your Innovation Organization

Practical Advice for the Chief Innovation Officer — While it’s non-negotiable that all innovation organizations should be aligned to business strategy, there are a few models for developing such organizations that provide flexibility for chief innovation officers. Which model is best for you? Continue reading

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When it comes to big breakthrough ideas, Hitendra Patel doesn’t believe in that one “Eureka” moment. He thinks that all of us have the potential to create new, great ideas and the capacity to make it reality one day. So if everyone has the potential to have great ideas, why aren’t we all becoming genius inventors? Continue reading

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