Another week and another collection of interesting ideas from around the internet.
As always, thoughts and/or comments are greatly appreciated.
- The 50 worst inventions [Times]
Times has a go at naming their top 50 inventions that didn’t quite work out as intended.
- And the winner is… [The Economist]
Offering a cash prize to encourage innovation is all the rage. Sometimes it works rather well.
- The power of ignorance [Anthony Tjan @ HBR]
If desperation is the mother of innovation, then ignorance might be its father.
- A winning formula for hard economic times [New York Times]
India is not an easy place, and to be fatalistically creative is to transcend its hardships. It is to chafe daily against the way things run; to resist the idealistic temptation to change all that; and to strive instead for success and solutions within the constraints.