John Maeda stands at the intersection of design and technology—and attracts a bit of a cult following. He’s the first Design Partner at Kleiner Perkins, the venture capital firm that has... Read more »
I was labeled one. You probably were too. And now that we’re grown up, lots of us believe that being a “nerd” is actually a badge of honor.
But David Anderegg... Read more »
We spend a lot of time celebrating one-in-a-million entrepreneurs: the Mark Zuckerbergs, the Steve Jobs, the Elon Musks. But what if most entrepreneurs are more like two in a million? People... Read more »
If you want to reap big rewards, you’ve got to take big risks.
Not according to Peter Sims, author of Little Bets: How Breakthrough Ideas Emerge from Small Discoveries... Read more »
There’s always plenty of coverage of the newest phones—are they a millimeter thinner? Is the camera slightly better? But when you back up and look at the broad sweep of how... Read more »
What products count as innovative? Often, the things we take most for granted.
Like Legos. A toy that was started by a failing carpenter in the 1940s, suffered a near-death experience... Read more »
Despite increasingly good job numbers, pessimism about the economy persists. According to Gallup, almost 60 percent of Americans think the economy is still getting worse. Last week, Clayton Christensen told Innovation... Read more »
For much of its history, the U.S. has been a place of innovation, where new ideas and products could flourish. But that era may be coming to an abrupt end, warns... Read more »
How do you break out of your old mindset, in a way that will fuel innovation?
Try heading to 16th-century Florence, according to Frans Johansson, the best-selling author of The... Read more »
It’s fair to say that Deb Roy is obsessed with Twitter. In 2008, he started Bluefin Labs to understand the power and influence of social media.
He looked at how the... Read more »
Who’s better at math? Women or men?
Studies show that both men and women believe men are better at math, even when data indicates otherwise.
To understand why we have these... Read more »
David Pogue is a tastemaker. His reviews in The New York Times—and now on Yahoo—are widely followed. He has 1.5 million Twitter followers. And he’s always on the lookout... Read more »
Joi Ito may be a tech luminary, but he says that he has mostly learned by failing.
Ito—an early investor in Twitter, Kickstarter, and Flickr—is now the head of the... Read more »
Jason Fried wants us to forget about meetings, stop talking to our managers, and avoid coming into the office. Mostly.
Fried, the co-founder and CEO of the software company Basecamp,... Read more »