13 Oct '11, 11pm

IF11: The Power of Sharing Sustainability

IF11: The Power of Sharing Sustainability

Breaking down the walls of trade secrets and copyright protection is one of the biggest obstacles to advancing disruptive innovation -- after all, owning the rights to the Next Big Thing is the tried-and-true way to make your company a big success. But a short presentation on the last day of the Innovation Forum showed how that obstacle is slowly disappearing, and how that will speed innovation. John Wilbanks, the Vice President of Science at Creative Commons , presented on the power of sharing knowledge. "The risk of incremental innovation is that when we don't share, we typically get only incremental advantages in technology," Wilbanks said. He gave the example of the ear horn, of all things. Incremental innovation in ear horns led to the development of truly massive ear horns that were used to listen for planes crossing the English Channel in the 1930s -- and that was a...

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