There is a typically scattered and contrarian debate going on over at Slashdot about some recent comments about “mass innovation” from the new head of MIT’s Media Lab. Here is the precis that started the discussion:
The new head of MIT’s Media lab argues that societal advances,
previously the domain of a small group of individuals, will now become
the product of millions of people due to changes in education and
technology. He also offers advice to would be start-ups and
entrepreneurs, including an argument against instrumentalism: ‘The successful will look for fundamental disruptive change.