Three things you should learn:
1.. Former Treasury Secretary and Harvard professor Larry Summers makes the case for why government needs to support innovation today. Plus, he looks back ten years to the firestorm surrounding his comments about women in science.
2.. Author Andrew Winston tells us why an eco-friendly revolution might not come from Silicon Valley.
3.. William Bernstein talks about the surprising evolution of trade, and how it’s changed everything from math to guns.
Ordering those six pairs of Game of Thrones-themed socks from Amazon and having them sent straight to your door sure is convenient, but what does it mean for the world we live in? Engineering professor Anne Goodchild talks about the new delivery economy, and how it’s going to affect the environment.
Three things you need to realize:
1. Beyond Meat’s Ethan Brown and Bitty Food’s Megan Miller give us a taste of what you’ll be chomping on in twenty years.
2. Stanford’s Peter Belmi explains the link between attractiveness and the social order.
3. Professor Roberta Ness argues that bad incentives in the scientific community are preventing us from solving the big problems of cancer, climate change, and more.
We’re all about tearing down institutions here on Innovation Hub. From replacing journalists, to the end of the HR department, we love bringing you stories about how old ways of doing things are being completely upended. So we’re excited for this week’s show, where we’ll give you a look at what’s changing the legal profession, colleges, and even our notions of creativity.