Ten People Who Could Change The World

What does it take to produce a world-changing breakthrough? Humans try again and again to arrive at a formula. These days, the X-Prize Foundation sponsors competitions in areas such as space travel and genomics, with a mission, it says, "to bring about radical breakthroughs for the benefit of humanity." As far back as 1714, meanwhile, the British government pursued this same so-called "market approach" to sparking innovation, offering a king's ransom, ... Full Story »

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Ari Hakkarainen
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by Ari Hakkarainen - Oct. 1, 2008

What an exciting topic from a business publication. Well presented, but 10 out of 10 world savers are working in the U.S.? Somewhat narrow focus.

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