Innovation Hub Live

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Smaller companies are starting to fill niches that Facebook - the social network behemoth - hasn’t. Gina Bianchini, the founder and CEO of Mightybell, discusses what’s next for social media. Read More...

Gutenberg Bible

If you don’t think sewers are as impressive as iPads, think again. Author Steven Johnson explores some innovations with unintended consequences. Read More...

Hallway of government

 
Here are three things to know about this week's show:

1. You need to know more than the branches of government to be a good citizen.

2. Innovation needs a Martin Luther. At least according to business guru Clayton Christensen, who says we're losing our creative edge because of businesses' obsession with saving money.

3. You can help fight crime AND make millions with Instagram. Aneesh Chopra, America’s first Chief Technology Officer, believes that America needs weekend tech warriors to help address some of our most pressing problems.

Constitution

Remember civics? Probably not. For most students, civics class sounds like a relic of the Stone Age. But if we want engaged citizens, civics is going to have to be recreated. Read More...

Wifi

If you’re looking to push government out of its funk, try technology. According to Aneesh Chopra, America's first Chief Technology Officer, young techies are coming up with ingenious solutions to government problems in their spare time. Read More...

Chicago Skyway

With school back in session, freeways across the country are more congested than ever. One traffic expert says there’s a clear solution. But are people willing to pay? Read More...

NY Stock Exchange

America is in danger of losing its innovative edge and sliding into economic malaise. Clayton Christensen, author of The Innovator's Dilemma: The Revolutionary Book That Will Change the Way You Do Business, says that business leaders may be too scared to save us from the downturn. Read More...

lights

 
Here are three things you need to know to stay in the fast lane:

1. Stereotyped as lazy or entitled, most millennials are actually embracing community and creating a sharing culture that may profoundly distinguish them from previous generations.

2. The right way to get through to college students might be with texting. And one non-profit has seen positive results.

3. Stop worrying about how that Big Mac affects your arteries, and start worrying about how it affects your brain. A University of Toronto researcher found that fast food actually speeds us up.

millennials

Millennials have been lauded and lamented, but many issues this generation faces are universal. Anya Kamenetz, author of Generation Debt, and David D. Burstein author of Fast Future discuss what it really means to be a millennial. Read More...

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