Entries in Innovation Hub by Annie Chernich

Mailboxes

In a world where you can order a ride with a single tap on your phone, one CEO decided to make an expensive decision: hire actual employees, not contractors. Read more....

Humanoid Robot

Think politics is polarized? Author Kurt Gray explains why we’ve evolved to break into groups so easily. Read More...

1920s Census sheet

America’s racial makeup has changed a lot in the last two-hundred years. But our census hasn’t. A former director of the U.S. Census explores how it needs to be adjusted - and why predictions about a majority-minority nation may be wrong. Read more....

Locked door

Sometimes, a game isn’t designed for success. That’s where creativity (and maybe a mistake or two) can help. Read more....

A sketch with watercolors

If you want to succeed, take a closer look at your failures. Author Matthew Syed says there are some people - think David Beckham - who are awfully good at doing that. Many of us, though, are not.

The bottom half of the Internet - the comments - can play a pretty big role in our lives. Joseph Reagle explains why comments should matter to you, even if (like Kara) you don’t always read them.

3D printing could change your jeans. We take a trip to the future of fashion, with a stop at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

Exit sign

When at first you don’t succeed… it’s probably a good sign. We talk with writer Matthew Syed about the keys to failure.

A boy takes selfies on the classroom iPad

Technology may be changing the ways that kids read, but that’s not necessarily bad. Read more....

Computer lab

Kentaro Toyama used to believe that technology could fix the world’s problems. Then he was forced to reconsider. Read more....

Traffic in front of Flat Iron

Thanks to increasing access to the Internet, our global economy is more intertwined than anyone could have predicted. But what happens when the workers grow old? Read more...

Stained Edinger-Westphal neurons

After years studying neuroscience, Tara Swart started using what she’d learned to help CEOs run their companies - and lives - better. Read more...

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