BusinessWeek: the innovation economy
BusinessWeek's latest issue is titled: The Innovation Economy
and the various article titles are as follows:
VOICES OF INNOVATION
- Steve Jobs - Chairman and CEO of Apple Computer and Pixar Animation Studios
- Cherry Murray - Senior vice-president of physical sciences research and a veteran at Lucent Technologies' Bell Labs
- Shirley Ann Jackson - President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute since 1999
- Wallace Broecker - A professor at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and a leading researcher on the issue of global climate change
- Craig Venter - A pioneer in decoding the genomes of everything from microbes to humans, and president of The Center for the Advancement of Genomics
- Roger McNamee - An innovator in venture-capital investing and co-founder of the Silver Lake Partners and Elevation Partners funds
- Faqir Chand Kohli - Former chairman of Tata Consultancy Services, India's software outsourcing pioneer, and a champion of cracking the country's adult literacy problem
- Yuan Longping - Director general of China's National Hybrid Rice Research & Development Center and a pioneer in hybrid rice technology
- Tim Berners-Lee - The London-born inventor of the World Wide Web is now at Massachusetts Institute of Technology working to create the new "Semantic Web," a radical leap that would greatly improve how people and machines locate and use data on the Web
- Jeff Hawkins - Creator of the first PalmPilot PDA and Handspring smart phone and author of the book On Intelligence, about the human brain and intelligent machines
- Amory Lovins - CEO of the Rocky Mountain Institute, a nonprofit energy and environment policy think tank
- This way to the future - from energy to biotech, we may be on the cusp of a new age of innovation
- Scouring the planet for brainiacs - worlwide innovation networks are the new keys to R&D vitality -- and competitiveness
- Flying high? - Long the innovation leader, the U.S. now has serious competition from abroad. Is America's research lead in danger?
- Nanotech: universe in a grain of sand - Scientists are finding that ultratiny materials behave in unexpected ways.
- Where our energy will come from - From seabed gas to pebble-bed nukes, a scouting report on tomorrow's sources.
- Aging is becoming so yesterday - Tantalizing new discoveries suggest the possibility of reengineering the body.
- Reinventing the wheels: fuel cells, crash-proof cars -- auto makers are forging the future now.
- In a tight spot: And Loving It - How Will TV Survive Its Own Reality Show? To thrive in the Internet Age, the industry must remake itself.
- An Old Hotbed With New Crops - This time around, the Valley is nurturing startups that combine info tech with emerging technologies.
- Getting The Best To The Masses - A wave of innovation is yielding high-quality goods that India's poor can afford.
- Huawei: More Than A Local Hero - The telecom gear maker aims to be a player in global innovation.
- The Old World Becomes A Little Newer - The trend toward collaborative innovation will help the Continent revive its R&D.
- Building An Idea Factory - Inspiration is fine, but above all, innovation is really a management process.
- Reaping The Wind - GE's energy initiative is a case study in innovation without borders
- Novel Inspiration - Otherworldly fantasies can evoke solutions to real problems. Science fiction has been honorably doing just that for decades
- Counting the femtoseconds - The Energy Dept.'s 20-year R&D plan aims to push the frontiers of fusion power, supercomputing, and nanotechnology
- Nanotech: Big concept on campus - Academia is fast becoming the center of this promising technology's universe, with states helping to pay the way a longevity company's first steps - Elixir Pharmaceuticals is still young, but its all-star team is aiming squarely at one of humanity's oldest dreams
- At P&G, It's "360-Degree Innovation" Chief Tech Officer Gilbert Cloyd on how the consumer-goods giant moves technology and ideas both internally and externally
- 15 Great Science Fiction Novels - Eric Rabkin's personal favorites
- Industry And Academia Weigh In (extended)IBM's Sam Palmisano and Georgia Tech's Wayne Clough talk about their National Innovation Initiative, due out in December