Innovation is a social process, it’s why the default state of every new idea is non-adoption. Most people fear innovation because it eliminates what is, with no certainty for what could be. But, Innovation itself is not the problem, it’s how society is structured and how it responds to technological shifts.…
Being connected all the time brings us many benefits, but it also hinders our ability to think for ourselves. We develop tunnel vision, and that makes us less aware of many things. I believe technology is making us smarter, maybe not dumber; but dependent on it. More importantly, it’s makes us feel as though we’re being creative with it when we’re not not.
What if you had a camera in your eye that recorded everything? You could then go back and watch it over and over again. Wouldn’t it be amazing?
That future isn’t far away as Samsung has been granted a patent in South Korea for smart contact lenses intended for augmented reality content; it has a built-in camera.
This is just the beginning, as the next step could be a scenario where that camera records what we see. And then what?…
Not all innovation is great, there are pros and cons to everything. The world is full of products no one really needs, and there other products that have unintended consequences. What are those things that are ubiquitous that we don’t need?…
What is disruption?
Disruptive companies create innovations that invade the market, force change, and create new sectors of the industry. And for companies like Google, Apple, Netflix, Skype, Tata and Pandora, disruption is their game.
And what do the most disruptive companies in technology have in common? They challenged the conventional market and created a new one. …
- Can Social Media Spur Companies to Increase R&D Spending? – Knowledge@Emory
- Innovation Always Trumps Invention – Businessweek
- Innovation – A New Match Between Need and Solution by @ralph_ohr
- When is an Innovation Not an Innovation? – Innovation Management
- Cognitive bias that hamper innovation by @jabaldaia
- Does being first to market help or hurt businesses? – Answers @Quora
- Six interpretations of innovation by @katebennet
- The Next Big Thing in Managing Innovation – HBR