All innovation is local?

Tip O’Neill pointed out that "all politics is local."  To some extent, innovation is also a local phenomenon.

Living in a place as innovation-friendly as Silicon Valley or the U.S. as a whole, it’s easy to overlook the important role that society, government, and culture play in creating a supportive stage for innovators to do their thing.

In this insightful post titled Public Floggings, Joi Ito uses the Horie/Life Door drama unfolding in Tokyo to show us how easy it is to discourage innovation at the societal level.

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  1. “Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high”

    The title of this post is taken from one of Rabindranath Tagore’s particularly famous book of poems, Geetanjali, and I was reminded of it by its use in Dr Kalam’s speech that I covered in my previous post. It made

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