Innovation


Paper- it’s not just for writing or wiping up messes….

Paper- it's not just for writing or wiping up messes....

In my previous post, I mentioned traveling to Stockholm in January (which is definitely not tourist season there).  I had been invited to speak at the Forest Beyond conference sponsored by Innventia, KTH, & Vinnova.  The theme was creating new businesses based on forest products.  My particular talk was on creating a culture of innovation. Read the full article…





Thoughts on innovation, entrepreneurship, & changing the world

Last Friday I had the opportunity to attend the closing session for Singularity University‘s 2011 Graduate School Program. Speakers included Ray Kurzweil and Peter Diamandis (co-founders of Singularity U), Reid Hoffman, and Vinod Khosla along with overviews of the student’s projects.  For now, I’ll highlight some of the comments made by Hoffman and Khosla.  In my next post, Read the full article…




Hollywood, Health and Society (HHS)- PT. 2: Examples of using TV for good

Sandra de Castro Buffington at WFS 2011

In my last post, I wrote about Sandra de Castro Buffington who heads Hollywood, Health & Society.  I promised a piece where Sandra described things in greater detail.  In this audio clip, Sandra provides some detailed examples of how TV has been used to increase awareness of health and safety issues:  Sandra–de-Castro-Buffinton_WF2011_  The results have Read the full article…