Category: Innovation

Evolutionary Innovation: Moving Hay, Barn Doors, Heavy Machinery, and Joyous Children

Evolutionary Innovation: Moving Hay, Barn Doors, Heavy Machinery, and Joyous Children

How Could I Remember a Monorail I Had Never Seen Before? The former John Wanamaker store in central Philadelphia -- now a Macy's -- has been a popular holiday shopping destination for over a century. The store's center atrium features a 2,500-pound bronze eagle statue, a 1904 pipe organ, and the wonderfully retro Christmas light show. … Continue reading Evolutionary Innovation: Moving Hay, Barn Doors, Heavy Machinery, and Joyous Children

Olympics Coverage Rediscovers Garrett Brown’s Innovations

Olympics Coverage Rediscovers Garrett Brown’s Innovations

In addition to all the hoopla surrounding Microsoft's Silverlight video on NBCOlympics.com, the enthusiasm over the aquatic competitions seems to have generated a renewed interest in the camera technology used to track swimmers, divers, and other Olympians as they compete. The Wall Street Journal this week published "Now Diving: Sir Isaac Newton" about the DiveCam … Continue reading Olympics Coverage Rediscovers Garrett Brown’s Innovations

Evolutionary Innovation and Garrett Brown’s Latest Venture

Evolutionary Innovation and Garrett Brown’s Latest Venture

A recent "Ahead of the Curve" segment on ABC News (also available on YouTube) features an interview with inventor, Oscar-winner, former radio advertising pitchman, and erstwhile folksinger Garrett Brown. Brown, along with business partner Eric Golden demonstrate the results of their latest venture, the zeroG arm marketed by Equipois. The device assists industrial workers by … Continue reading Evolutionary Innovation and Garrett Brown’s Latest Venture