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The Emerging Revolution in Game Theory - Technology Review

The Emerging Revolution in Game Theory - Technology Review | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner's Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn't everything.
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Graphs for Visual Thinking – Problem Solving with 2 Lines

Graphs for Visual Thinking – Problem Solving with 2 Lines | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it

Perhaps the most resourceful of visual thinking graphs are the strategically humble, yet highly functional, X-Y graphs. With nothing more needed to begin than two perpendicular lines (or “axes”), getting started is within the drawing and creative skills of everyone.

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John Cleese on Creativity

Fun to watch, worthwhile to hear the whole thing ... good advice on how to set the stage for creativity.

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To Encourage Innovation, Eradicate Blame

To Encourage Innovation, Eradicate Blame | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
There is a big difference between identifying the cause of a negative outcome and looking for someone to blame it on. Identifying the cause of a negative outcome is productive.
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Creative Problem Creation

Creative Problem Creation | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
Problems get a bad rap. We’re all clear on the negativity around problems, but we don’t appreciate their positive character. It’s time we use their powers for good..
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The Science of Expectation: Using Humor To Understand Creativity

The Science of Expectation: Using Humor To Understand Creativity | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
How humor first plays to our expectations and then breaks them to leave us laughing.
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The Key Ingredients of a Successful Team

The Key Ingredients of a Successful Team | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
If people see a challenge in what they are doing, have the passion to perform, and have the space to create magic, they will. Research challenges the assumption that people will perform only if they're provided financial incentives.
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Why Gaming Will Solve All Our Problems | World Innovation Forum ...

Jane McGonigal is a world-renowned designer of alternative reality games, developing award-winning games and secret missions that challenge players to ...
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How mobile is re-inventing the definition of a book – with Skyreader ...

How mobile is re-inventing the definition of a book – with Skyreader ... | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
In the second part of this episode, Stephen Davis, CTO of Skyreader Media, takes us through what it really means to be a top app in Canada, how they approached ...
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Unconscious Creativity: Step Back To Step Forward

Unconscious Creativity: Step Back To Step Forward | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
What does this research tell us? When it comes to insight-based solutions the best strategy is to let your unconscious mind do the work. The neuroscience legend Eric Kandel explains this notion his latest book The Age of Insight: “When we take the wrong approach to a problem, which happens often, we get nowhere by continuing to think about it. But if we refrain from thinking about the problem and distract ourselves… [we] transition from a rigid, convergent perspective to an associative, divergent perspective.”
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Do you know your 3 F's of Innovation?

Do you know your 3 F's of Innovation? | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
I had the opportunity to interview James Todhunter, Chief Technology Officer at Invention Machine about engaging employees in a successful open innovation effort.
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Hone: Hunt Your Missing Keys With Your iPhone

Hone: Hunt Your Missing Keys With Your iPhone | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it

Hone works primarily as a proximity scanner for your misplaced set of keys, triggering the 0.6 oz keychain to both light up and audibly vibrate once activated in the app. Users will be able to watch an on-screen proximity meter to determine whether or not they’re moving closer or farther away from their keys.

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Disruptive Innovation, Change Management and Taking the NO Out of InNOvation | The Brainzooming Group | Strategy Consulting and Strategic Planning

Disruptive Innovation, Change Management and Taking the NO Out of InNOvation | The Brainzooming Group | Strategy Consulting and Strategic Planning | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
disruptive innovation. No barriers to innovation are insurmountable.
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'Mind-Control' Gaming Devices Leak Brain Data That Help Researchers Guess Users' Secrets - Forbes

'Mind-Control' Gaming Devices Leak Brain Data That Help Researchers Guess Users' Secrets - Forbes | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it

Emotiv's EPOC brain-machine interface headset. The budding field of brain-machine interfaces promises a science-fictional future where games, computer operating systems, and prosthetics can be controlled with thought alone. But a new study shows that connecting minds to machines could let sensitive private information leak out along with those mental commands.

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Why Failure Is the Foundation of Innovation

Why Failure Is the Foundation of Innovation | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
Here's why you should celebrate your mistakes and foster a culture that dissects mistakes for learning purposes.
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Turning Customer Intelligence into Innovation

Turning Customer Intelligence into Innovation | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it

Thoughtful companies intertwine customer intelligence throughout the three phases that characterize most successful innovations. Innovation starts with discovery — where an innovator pinpoints an important problem to solve. Ground-level intelligence is critical to this part of the process.

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World's First Electronic Fingertip Paves Way for "Smart" Surgical Gloves | Ecouterre

World's First Electronic Fingertip Paves Way for "Smart" Surgical Gloves | Ecouterre | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it

An electronic “fingertip” that heightens one’s sense of touch could pave the way for high-tech surgical gloves designed to trick the brain into feeling everything from pressure to temperature. What else could you use this haptic technology for?

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Solitary Genius to Holistic Design by Patrick Le Quément, Renault Design Creator

Solitary Genius to Holistic Design by Patrick Le Quément, Renault Design Creator | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
A story about evolution of design over time: how it impacts the role of design manager, as innovation becomes a collective adventure.
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Why Baby Boomers are the innovators of the future

Move over Mark Zuckerberg, aging Baby Boomers are becoming the new face of the innovative startup.
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Innovation and the Art of Riding an Elephant

Innovation and the Art of Riding an Elephant | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
In trying to understand why we act in a predictably irrational ways, for example choosing short-term instead of long-term rewards, Bengt Järrehult uses the metaphor of the mahout and elephant to depict the different parts of the human brain and it’s processes. In an innovation effort, how can you direct the mahout and motivate the elephant?
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How AT&T Adopted APIs as an Innovation Paradigm - Forbes

How AT&T Adopted APIs as an Innovation Paradigm - Forbes | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
"How AT&T Adopted APIs as an Innovation Paradigm. In this article I will argue that there is a huge opportunity for large companies to adopt APIs not just as a way of programming but as a new paradigm for ..."
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What four TED talks teach about innovation

What four TED talks teach about innovation | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
Blogger Karen Utgoff writes about four TED Talks that provide inspiration for small business innovation. ... More of us are capable of innovation and creative problem solving than we think. ...
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How Our Senses Influence Creativity

How Our Senses Influence Creativity | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it
There are many practical implications of these findings. The results suggest that people and objects in the real world may unconsciously affect our cognition by triggering a global or local processing style.
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The Value of Brainstorming Techniques for Business Ideas

The Value of Brainstorming Techniques for Business Ideas | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it

Sure the process can seem unruly and unproductive, but for anyone who’s tried to sit at a desk by themselves and think up innovative ideas, the value of brainstorming is clear, and it’s a tremendously beneficial process to use.

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Counter-Intuitive Symbols of Innovation

Counter-Intuitive Symbols of Innovation | Inventing, Creativity, & Innovation | Scoop.it

Failure forces a team to think differently about how to approach a problem, and Zimmer periodically celebrates a failed idea through what she calls the “Brick Wall Award.” Zimmer gives this Award for “an idea that should have gone really well but ended up crashing into a brick wall.” This symbolizes the fact that an individual or team put a great deal of thought into a new idea and tried different approaches but in the end was unable to attain the objective. This failure should be recognized as a source of learning and a means of triggering creativity.

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