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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Reading Group

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group: Surfing the Waves of Digital Innovations

Surfing the Waves of Digital Innovations, Final Invitation As we face one wave of innovation after another, there is no doubt that digital technologies are transforming the ways we live, work, and play. Yet, at any one point in time, a consumer or manager is likely to feel more or less inundated by the current […]

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group: Turning AI Upside Down

Turning AI Upside Down, Invitation #13 In both scientific research and professional practice, the focus today seems to be on how to utilize state-of-the-art Big Data technologies to make sense of a rapidly exploding deluge of data and derive useful information from data. Even if this effort is successful, it cannot solve the “information overload” […]

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Reading Group: Beating the Curse of Knowledge

Beating the Curse of Knowledge, Invitation #12 In 1990, Elizabeth Newton, then a psychology PhD student at Stanford, asked each participant of her dissertation research to pick a well-known song (such as “Happy Birthday to You” and “The Star-Spangled Banner”) and tap out the rhythm to a listener by knocking on a table. The listener’s […]