innovation hub

We’re hardwired to trust people, luck matters a lot more than you think, and the lead crisis is so much bigger than Flint. That's all in this week's Innovation Hub. Read more...

America thinks of itself and its companies as exceptional. And because of that we’ve ignored the pitfalls of globalization.

For decades, blue-collar American jobs have moved to China. Why some of those same jobs are now moving to Africa.

Julia Child was a chef, author, TV star... and coder? How expanding our definition of coding helps us look at the world in a whole new way.

The global economy is getting more competitive. What can the U.S. do to keep up? Read More...

Manufacturing jobs may have moved to China… but not all of them have stayed there. Read More...

It’s impossible to imagine the modern world without code. But according to Philip Auerswald, we might all be coders - without even realizing it. Read More...

Our kids are our future, so what happens when we start having fewer of them? Dowell Myers and Fariborz Ghadar explain. Read More...

Loneliness is a drag. But it’s also bad for your health. We find out why feeling lonely is as dangerous as obesity. Read More...

The key to advancing medicine might be found right in your backyard. Harvard’s Jeff Karp finds inspiration in nature to create medical solutions for humans. Read More...

Humans love storytelling via many platforms including movies, reading and verbally through chatting and gossip. But how are new technologies like virtual reality and smartphones affecting our experience with and understanding of stories? Read More...

 

If you want to live near a vibrant downtown but don’t want to share a walk-in-closet with eleven roommates… maybe you should consider someplace other than San Francisco or New York

Yes, we know, self-driving cars are coming. But you’ll never guess how they’re actually going to change your city. Robin Chase - the founder of Zipcar - explains. 

Refugee camps are becoming more and more permanent. And residents have set-up bicycle shops, curtain shops, even travel agencies.

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