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 current course is Principles of Invention and Innovation (Summer '17).
Our book "Scalable Innovation" is now available on Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Scalable-Innovation-Inventors-Entrepreneurs-Professionals/dp/1466590971/
Friday, October 11, 2013
Creativity Quote of the Day: A Change in Perspective...
Yesterday, John Markoff, a Senior Science Writer for the New York Times, gave a guest lecture at our Stanford University CSP course "The Greatest Innovations of Silicon Valley" (BUS/SCI 117). He talked about cultural, scientific, and technological developments in the valley that lead to the creation of the modern Personal Computer (PC). Here's one of the fascinating insights from his talk: