Future of flying

Ever wondered what the future of flying will look like?  Futurists say that by 2039, flying halfway around the world will change even more.  Even now, what was once a 13-hour journey has become a seven-hour flight. Take a look at this: Read more by clicking here: Post by InnovationEdge.

Largest man-made swarm ever – but it’s not bees!

This tiny swarm is not thousands of bees, but thousands of robots called Kilobots.  I saw this via Harvard University in a study that is quite amazing. The swarm can self-assemble into any two-dimensional shape, and can have all sorts of interesting applications.  What we’re looking at is actually the first steps toward an entire

Does your brand use Snapchat?

For those of you who have never heard of Snapchat, a social media platform that is here today and gone…today, there might be a gem or two you can glean for your business with this app. Did you know that more than 400 million messages are received on Snapchat every day? That gets my attention.

Five hottest innovation tools

My friend Robert Tucker has put together what I think is a great list of the top innovation tools trending now, from ideation tools, commercialization tools, idea management tools, selection tools, and so forth. I like these because he includes case studies and real examples of how these tools are working in our current climate.

Patent Issues in Open Innovation

Today I am sharing a fantastic perspective on Open Innovation patent issues from a patent attorney. Who better to take this on than an expert, right?  John R. Harris’ intellectual property law practice focuses on assisting technology-based entrepreneurial companies in all facets of IP law, especially software and computer-implemented technologies. He is a partner in the