At Chinnovate.com, timely articles about business innovation are featured to help readers incorporate and invent creative approaches for improving their business fundamentals. Cornell professor and robotics engineer Hod Lipson is fascinated by a different type of innovation. He is preoccupied with the question: Can computers augment or replace human invention? In other words, can computers be as creative and innovative as humans? Since humans and other biological life forms excel at designing, adapting, breeding, and evolving, Lipson uses a biologically inspired approach in his design of robots.
I have always been fascinated by Chinese design. Har-Ye’s work caught my attention over a chat at Harvard as she is one of the world’s leading expert in Chinese railways. Enjoy her article below.
Starting a company can be quite different in scaling a startup, and as such require quite different different skillsets. One of the most difficult decisions of an entrepreneur is when to let go of their baby, step aside and let professional management take over. Shiva explains more.
There is a significant difference between a small start-up business and as the famous venture capitalist Vinod Khosla calls it a “zero billion dollar start-up”. The latter has the DNA to become big and have a meaningful exit or growth path. How does one scale a start-up and that too at the right speed? This article of mine shares some ideas.