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What’s your billion dollar idea? You know, the one that’s going to change the world? America’s the land of invention, right? And it’s that can-do spirit that makes this country great. But America’s no longer the global innovation giant it once was.
Where have you gone, Thomas Edison?
Myhrvold talks about inventing and his six-volume, 2400-page, 52 pound cookbook called Modernist Cuisine.
Why has America stopped inventing? Americans invent less than half of what we did a century ago. Half. Why? Are we less creative then we were 100 years ago?
Welcome to the 21st Centrury and the Biopunk Movement where biohacking and kitchen table biotech are the norm.
Don't ask Anna Dietrich if she invented a car that can fly. No one can do that she says. She did, however, invent a plane that can drive.
Robert Glasper's new album Black Radio is a reference to the black box of recordings that survives a plane crash.