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Rare Sharing of Data Led to Results on Alzheimer’s - NYTimes.com

Rare Sharing of Data Led to Results on Alzheimer’s - NYTimes.com | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
The key to a collaborative Alzheimer’s project was an ambitious agreement to share all the data, making every single finding public immediately.
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Older article (august 12, 2010) very good example of sharing data and innovation.

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Is scholarship a conversation?

Is scholarship a conversation? | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
“Conversation at Caffe Nero” by ktylerconk on Flickr
A few weeks ago I wrote that I was not too thrilled with the “threshold concept” theory underpinning the new ACRL information literacy framework.
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Lies, Damn Lies And The Myth Of Following The Data

Lies, Damn Lies And The Myth Of Following The Data | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
We are told to follow the data and the truth will be revealed, but data tells many tales and it depends on the data and how you interpret it. It makes me..
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From net neutrality to copyright: media law trends for 2015

From net neutrality to copyright: media law trends for 2015 | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
The battle over how to protect an open internet, new copyright exceptions and the increasing influence of the European commission are just a few trends to monitor next year

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By Gill Phillips. What is the best way in net #neutrallity?

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If Incremental Innovation Dominates then We Lose the Future

If Incremental Innovation Dominates then We Lose the Future | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
The incremental commitments to innovation still rule the day to move growth along.
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Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age

Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
In his new book, Cory Doctorow shows creators how to survive in the digital age. He says the problem with copyright law is tech platforms have more control over content than the people who make it.
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What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020

What Peter Drucker Knew About 2020 | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it

Six management imperatives for the knowledge age

1. Figure out what information is needed. “It is information,” Drucker wrote, “that enables knowledge workers to do their job.” 

2. Actively prune what is past its prim

3. Embrace employee autonomy

4. Build true learning organizations. 

5. Provide a much stronger sense of purpose

6. Be more mindful of those left behind. 

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Google and Combinatorial Innovation | Farnam Street

Google and Combinatorial Innovation | Farnam Street | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
“we are entering … a new period of combinatorial innovation.”
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Innovation Excellence | Innovation Psychology: Innovate like Leonardo da Vinci

Innovation Excellence | Innovation Psychology: Innovate like Leonardo da Vinci | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
I want to focus on a personal passion, innovating at the interface between art and science.
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The knowledge commons research and innovation in an unequal world [Case of SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online ] | Ngoding

The Knowledge Commons- Research and Innovation in an Unequal World at Queen Elizabeth House, Department of International Development, University of Oxford....
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Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects | MIT Technology Review

Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects | MIT Technology Review | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
A study of 50,000 people in Italy concludes that online social networks have a significant negative impact on individual welfare.
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19 projects win Knight News Challenge on strengthening the Internet

19 projects win Knight News Challenge on strengthening the Internet | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
Today we’re announcing 19 winners of the Knight News Challenge on strengthening the Internet with total awards of $3,466,000. We ...
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10 things we learned from launching an Innovation Lab

10 things we learned from launching an Innovation Lab | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
"If you are going to take an innovation job, make sure to buy yourself some time, and then, use that time to make sure you make a difference."  Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg It's now over six months si...
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Innovation Excellence | Innovation 101: The Value of Innovation

Innovation Excellence | Innovation 101: The Value of Innovation | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
The Innovation 101 series of articles presents specific activities and practices to achieve innovation. I chose these activities because I believe they are a great place to start. They are not the end all be all, nor are they “right”. They are simply practicable. If you do them you will notice an improvement in your ability to innovate.
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Thousands of Einstein's Papers Released Online

Thousands of Einstein's Papers Released Online | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
Starting on Friday, 5,000 of Albert Einstein's personal papers will be put online.
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Humans aren’t influenced by culture—we create it

Humans aren’t influenced by culture—we create it | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
Daniel Cloud is an unlikely philosopher. He is a partner at Euphrates, a hedge fund based in Iraq, and was among the first wave of Westerners to invest in Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union.
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The Improbable Story of the Online Encyclopedia | Farnam Street

The Improbable Story of the Online Encyclopedia | Farnam Street | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
"More important than determining who deserved credit is ap­preciating the dynamics that occur when people share ideas."
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The future of campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond | Impact Lab

The future of campus recruiting in 2020 and beyond | Impact Lab | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
Recruiters will need to look into their crystal balls to determine what campus recruiting will look in the future. The employment landscape will continue to
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Innovator Video – Library | INNOVO

Innovator Video – Library | INNOVO | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it

Alan, is an entrepreneur. He has a great innovation that could just be the next “Big Thing” to take the world by storm. Alan needs to launch the innovation quickly to as many major clients as possible before someone else steals his idea.

So, Alan posts a project on INNOVO setting out the major target clients and markets that he wants to sell to. INNOVO’s sector specific experts will then guide Alan on the commercial road to success for his innovation.

If Alan’s idea has commercial legs, INNOVO will introduce the innovation to target prospects, generate new clients and gain entry to key markets. INNOVO only earns from a share of the new sales that they actually create. That’s right; all this is free for Alan, who only pays commission when his invention produces income.

Sounds like a great idea to get innovation moving?

Join INNOVO… Achieve much more, just click here to register and start posting your projects today.

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How Social Innovation Labs Contribute to Transformative Change : The Rockefeller Foundation

How Social Innovation Labs Contribute to Transformative Change : The Rockefeller Foundation | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
##snippet-99####snippet-179##This post is part of a series that illustrates the value of innovation labs in solutions
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Innovation Excellence | Prototypes Are The Best Way To Innovate

Innovation Excellence | Prototypes Are The Best Way To Innovate | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
If you’re serious about innovation, you must learn, as second nature, to convert your ideas into prototypes. Funny thing about ideas is they’re never fully formed – they morph and twist as you talk about them, and as long as you keep talking they keep changing.
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37 percent of Americans think a free press is overrated

37 percent of Americans think a free press is overrated | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
According to a poll, they'd like Congress to pass a law restricting press freedom.
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Michigan State Launches SearchPlus Discovery Layer

Michigan State Launches SearchPlus Discovery Layer | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
Michigan State University Libraries has launched SearchPlus, an implementation of ProQuest's Summon Discovery layer
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Innovation Excellence | The Greatest Idea Campaign Ever Run

Innovation Excellence | The Greatest Idea Campaign Ever Run | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
Since joining the industry in 2001, I've seen a lot of really good idea campaigns. Many have produced breakthrough ideas, from the most unlikely of sources. But I’ve never seen a campaign which changed the course of history.
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OER and the Future of Publishing -

OER and the Future of Publishing - | Innovation and the knowledge economy | Scoop.it
I recently returned from the Knewton Education Symposium. Like last year’s Symposium, it was a blast for anyone involved with education — a 48-hour party for the mind. We had great participation from higher ed, K-12, and international markets. We had incredible discussions led by university presidents, teachers, and publishing company CEOs. And I had the opportunity to interview Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, our keynote speaker, which was a huge treat for me... Read more
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