Ideas From KCG Innovation Challenge

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We started with 40 ideas ( 5 each from 8 departments). After initial screening, we selected 16 ( 2 from each department) and had them present to an external jury. Here are a list of these ideas. we will award three top ideas. We will support many of these ideas turn to prototypes. Robotic sewage Cleaners Detecting […]

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LinkLog: Internet – A Resource for Going Green

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From Why Internet is an Innovation – our Best Resource for Going Green by Courtney Webster As an entirely online resource, the Internet can be used to share information across the world, without ever having to waste natural resources. Online bank statements reduce corporate mailings, while websites like www.photobucket.com allow us to share our pictures […]

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A HeroCamp?

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I attended a BarCamp at Chennai last week. I forgot to turn off alerts to the barcamp pbwik and keep getting notifications of new barcamps  I got one on (Super)HeroCamp and it piqued my curiosity. It is one of the more innovative BarCamps I have seen in a while. Here is an excerpt titled “Smaller […]

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Learning Agility

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I stumbled into IdeaCast from HBR a couple of weeks ago. First of all I love the title “IdeaCast”. You can’t pass up a pod-cast series with such a title. Like Knowledge@Wharton podcasts, this is an invaluable source of information. One of the pod-casts I listened to recently is about the Changing Role of Leaders. […]

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Resources: Technology Podcasts and Videos

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I am always on the lookout for good podcasts to listen to. Here is an opportunity to listen to thought leaders in the tech industry. Here are a few of my favorites: Interviews with Innovators by Jon Udel from ITConversations Network. ITConversations also hosts some interesting podcasts on Social Innovation and other interesting topics. Talking […]

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Innovation Propagation

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Democracy was probably one of the greatest innovations in the world. How did it propagate? For a visualization of this story visit March of Democracy. While you are there explore other maps too. Where has democracy dominated and where has it retreated? This map gives us a visual ballet of democracy’s march across history as […]

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Links: Emerging Technologies and Innovation

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I enjoy reading about how technology enables innovative solutions. Here are a list of some interesting links E-textiles to Monitor Your Health  Virginia Tech (VT) researchers have been busy developing efficient e-textiles — electronic textiles and clothing with embedded wires and sensors — for six years now. Their computerized clothing can monitor your movements, sensing […]