The Liberal government continues to use a technocratic definition of innovation. Real change demands a deeper understanding of innovation and real investment in food policy.
Squamish's example shows that clean growth isn't just for urban centres. There are plenty of opportunities for logging and mining towns in transition to lead Canada's shift to a clean economy.
Canada's "innovation agenda" has to go beyond high-tech companies and attempting to replicate Silicon Valley. "Day on the Hill" brings message to Parliamentarians.
Innovation™ has become both a rebranding exercise and an apology for a host of regressive corporate practices that look suspiciously like business as usual.
A lot of thinking about disruption in general, and the disruption of the newsroom in particular, is facile and just plain wrongheaded.
Why is an Uber car like a Betamax tape? Answer: both are disruptive innovations. And both are being dealt with by incumbent industries in exactly the same way -- with mindless blunt force.
Who, three decades ago, would have imagined that the materials that would change consumer electronics would be glass, ABS plastic, sapphire, graphite and aluminum?
The FCC is holding a meeting that could allow Big Telecom to impose expensive new fees on smaller websites, effectively creating an Internet slow lane for everyone except deep-pocket conglomerates.
The conventional wisdom says the private sector determines what gets created, then the marketplace determines success or failure of those products. Mariana Mazucatto says that's not how it works.
In today's column I touch on one aspect of the art of pedagogy, that is, not on the technical procedures that enable understanding, but the incitement to knowledge provided by good instructors.