Review: The Politics Industry – Political Innovation Can Break Partisan Gridlock and Save Our Democracy

3 Stars — A Crap Book with Zero Value There was a time when Michael Porter was moderately innovative and interesting.  No more. This is a crap book that totally mis-represents reality. Just as Robert Reich’s crap book blames the bankers without reference to the Deep State and the Red Mafiya/Zionist traitors, this book blames …

Penguin: Harvard Business Review on Why Open Innovation Fails – Scientists are Selfish, Do Not Play Well With Others…

Why Do Open Innovation Efforts Fail? Scientists Want to Solve Problems Themselves It took us months to realize what was going on here: The most resistant scientists and engineers saw open source methods as a fundamental challenge to their professional identities. They defined themselves as “problem solvers,” but open innovation crowdsourcing platforms didn’t let them …

Yoda: Peer Review Stifles Innovation

Multi-part problem. Does the peer review process stifle scientific innovation? A new study suggests the current model may succeed in keeping out the scientific riff-raff, but its maintenance of the status quo comes with a drawback, the study’s authors argue — the regular rejection of cutting-edge work.

Review (Guest): Innovation Economics

Robert D. Atkinson and Stephen J. Ezell Pragmatism, Not Ideology, Key to Remaining in Pole Position in the Innovation Race, November 4, 2012 Serge J. Van Steenkiste Robert Atkinson and Stephen Ezell systematically challenge the ideological tenets of the dysfunctional Washington Economic Consensus that the U.S. economic elites cherish (pp. 54-56; 73-74; 78-80; 82-84; 93; …