Sex and the (Innovative) City
1. You can read lots about it, but there’s no substitute for doing it.\n
2. Lots of people talk about it, but few people know actually know how it works.\n
3. You can attend conferences about innovation, but when you leave your innovation methods/culture won’t change a whole lot.\n
4. People can make a lot of noise about innovation, but things stay the same.\n
5. The people on the top generally make the least amount of effort. It’s the people underneath who really want it to work.\n
6.\nWith innovation efforts, there’s usually a whole lot of noise over a\nlong period of time before anything happens. If it happens at all.\n
7. There’s nothing quick and easy about innovation. It takes a while to get good results.\n
8. Innovation is a bit mystical.\n
9.\nIt makes for interesting conversations at dinner parties : "Innovation,\noh yes - we’re the most innovative company in clerical administration.\nWhy, just the other day we decided to use yellow paper for duplicates\ninstead of white…"\n
10. There’s lots of trial and error.
Is it just me, or does #5 really stand out for its visual imagery?\n\n
[image: Sex and the City
Upstreamism advocate Rishi Manchanda calls us to understand health not as a "personal responsibility" but a "common good."
- Upstreamism tasks health care professionals to combat unhealthy social and cultural influences that exist outside — or upstream — of medical facilities.
- Patients from low-income neighborhoods are most at risk of negative health impacts.
- Thankfully, health care professionals are not alone. Upstreamism is increasingly part of our cultural consciousness.
The Bajau people's nomadic lifestyle has given them remarkable adaptions, enabling them to stay underwater for unbelievable periods of time. Their lifestyle, however, is quickly disappearing.
- The Bajau people travel in small flotillas throughout the Phillipines, Malaysia, and Indonesia, hunting fish underwater for food.
- Over the years, practicing this lifestyle has given the Bajau unique adaptations to swimming underwater. Many find it straightforward to dive up to 13 minutes 200 feet below the surface of the ocean.
- Unfortunately, many disparate factors are erasing the traditional Bajau way of life.
We explore the history of blood types and how they are classified to find out what makes the Rh-null type important to science and dangerous for those who live with it.
- Fewer than 50 people worldwide have 'golden blood' — or Rh-null.
- Blood is considered Rh-null if it lacks all of the 61 possible antigens in the Rh system.
- It's also very dangerous to live with this blood type, as so few people have it.
An innovation may lead to lifelike evolving machines.
- Scientists at Cornell University devise a material with 3 key traits of life.
- The goal for the researchers is not to create life but lifelike machines.
- The researchers were able to program metabolism into the material's DNA.
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