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HEARTS AND MINDS In December of 1982, at the University of Utah Medical I
Center in Salt Lake City, Dr. William DeVries replaced Dr. Barney Clark's
diseased heart with an artificial one. Not a metal heart to be sure, but an artificial
one that ...
With this evidence, Dr. Kolff and the University of Utah submitted an application
for approval to implant an artificial heart in a human in February 1981. After an
initial rejection by the FDA in March (for reasons that had nothing to do with the ...
These two stories, artificial hearts and pocket watches, when put together
describe the two major phenomena behind the sinewy shape of the S-curve:
learning (artificial hearts) and diminishing returns (pocket watches). The S- curve
traces out ...
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Whenever President Obama speaks on the US path to recovery he speaks of innovation. He states repeatedly that innovation is a singular American trait. In this contest this book, old as it is is an important contribution to the road ahead. Read full review
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This was one of the first business books I read and remains one of the best. Foster's thesis is that innovation is a necessity for companies to survive and prosper in an every changing world, but that ... Read full review
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