I use this blog to gather information and thoughts about invention and innovation, the subjects I've been teaching at Stanford University Continuing Studies Program since 2005.
The next course is Principles of Invention and Innovation (Summer '13).
Our book "Scalable Innovation" is now available for pre-orders on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Scalable-Innovation-Inventors-Entrepreneurs-Professionals/dp/1466590971/
Thursday, July 05, 2012
Lunch Talk: (@TED) The Optimism Bias.
Are we born to be optimistic, rather than realistic? Tali Sharot shares
new research that suggests our brains are wired to look on the bright
side -- and how that can be both dangerous and beneficial.