Entries in Innovation Hub by Dana Guth

Naturebox, an example of a memership economy service. Credit: @iris / Flickr Creative Commons

Are media giants like Netflix, Amazon, and Spotify the vanguards of a new economy? Authors Robbie Kellman Baxter and John Warrillow explain the rise of the subscription model. Read More...

Students learn with a microscope. Credit: Brad Flickinger / Flickr Creative Commons

When public schools can’t get the supplies they need, they turn to one website. DonorsChoose.org CEO and founder Charles Best explains how crowd-funding will be a game changer in American education. Read More...

Goodman believes security should be automatic.

The Internet of Things is a hacker’s world and, for now, we’re just living in it. Former Interpol advisor and FBI Futurist Marc Goodman tells us how to protect ourselves. Read More...

Take a peek inside your prescription.

Bob Bean, president and CEO of genetic testing company Harmonyx, explains why modern medicine is about to get a little more personal. Read More...

We're all modern test subjects.

Companies like Facebook and Amazon are using our data to run all kinds of tests. Professors Michelle Meyer and Chris Chabris explain why we should be thanking them. Read More...

The vitamins of the alphabet.

Despite the claims of parents, teachers, and doctors, that morning multivitamin might not be doing much. “Vitamania” author Catherine Price tells us why we should be wary of all the health promises. Read More...

An example of a zipcar station. Credit: Shinya Suzuki / Flickr Creative Commons

The rise of Uber and Airbnb may make you think that we’ve reached the peak of the “sharing economy." But to Robin Chase, co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar, we’re just getting started. Read More...

Carl Sagan was a pioneer celebrity scientist.

Move over, Britney – there’s a new kind of celebrity in town. American University's Declan Fahy explains the rise of the celebrity scientist, and why they're important to all of us. Read More...

One screen isn't enough for today's employees.

Ever feel like you’re still at work, long after you’ve left the office? Well, you’re not alone. Professor Ian Bogost argues we live in a “hyper employed” time, and offers some ideas for what we can do about it. Read More...

A rainbow of credit cards.

Are you paying the same price for a pair of sunglasses on Amazon as your friend? Maybe not. Dan Mongan tells us how companies are using big data to take as much of our money as possible. Read More...

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