What Political System Best Fosters Innovation?

My research shows that innovation always emerges from collaborative groups and distributed social networks. My 2007 book Group Genius proves that the lone inventor is a myth. All creativity emerges from many contributions, from many different people, distributed through space and time. The most innovative teams, organizations, and economic systems are the ones that enable everyone’s… Read More What Political System Best Fosters Innovation?

The Art of Tinkering

I’m reading a fascinating book about creativity called The Art of Tinkering, curated by the two co-directors of the San Francisco Exploratorium’s Tinkering Studio. The book brings together creations and practices of artists and makers from all over the United States. I love this list of “Tinkering Tenets” from the book–daily practices that help you… Read More The Art of Tinkering