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Innovation vs. Invention vs. Creativity

There is so much talk about innovation these days, it’s hard to sometimes distinguish the signal from the noise. In fact, the word innovation gets thrown around so much that it leaves people wondering: What’s really innovative? Well, most of … Continue reading




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Are Coca-Cola and Green Mountain Late to the Personalization Party?

Recently I came across an announcement that Coca-Cola is partnering with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to sell Coke products as part of Green Mountain’s new home beverage system slated for a release later this year. For those of you who … Continue reading




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Innovation Goes to the Dogs?

In case you missed it, a team from Scandinavia thinks that they’ve nearly cracked no, not the human-computer interface, but the dog-computer interface, so that some day soon we might in fact be able to understand man’s best friend. What … Continue reading




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The Adopted Child of Innovation

Innovation is everywhere. Or at least the word is. CEOs talk about innovation, every technology company claims to be innovative (or to want innovative employees) and now we’re even seeing advertisements on television talk about innovation. Even Nissan, which has … Continue reading




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Innovation in the Fairway

Twenty three year old inventor Arnold Du Toit last year was named Britain’s best young entrepreneur by PC World Business for the Rolley. Here is some background information about Arnold from the announcement: “Arnold started his firm when he was … Continue reading




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Innovation or Invention? – Dog Washing Machine

I saw the second picture in this article (of a dog washing machine in Japan) over my wife’s shoulder during a leisurely reading of the Sunday Seattle Times yesterday. I think it was in the Parade magazine, and as I … Continue reading




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Innovation or Invention? – Nokia’s Vibrating Tattoos

It was recently discovered that Nokia Corp. has filed for a tattoo that would send “a perceivable impulse” to your skin whenever someone pings you on your phone, ensuring you may never miss another phone call, text or email alert … Continue reading




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Innovation and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

by Braden Kelley Now that my local Blockbuster has gone out of business, I’ve made the jump and joined Netflix (although I will miss taking trips to Blockbuster with my daughter). The first disc in my queue to arrive was … Continue reading




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