Innovation

8 Strategies to Develop a New Product – Hackster Blog

https://predictabledesigns.com/product-development-strategies/ There are multiple ways for you to develop a new physical product and bring it to market. However, the strategy that is best for you depends on your specific experience, your product, your team, and your finances. Keep in mind that there is no strategy to develop a product that is best for everyone

Why Sleep Apnea Patients Rely on a CPAP Machine Hacker

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/xwjd4w/im-possibly-alive-because-it-exists-why-sleep-apnea-patients-rely-on-a-cpap-machine-hacker?utm_campaign=sharebutton An Australian hacker has spent thousands of hours hacking the DRM that medical device manufacturers put on CPAP machines to create a free tool that lets patients modify their treatment.

The Bell System Technical Journal (1922-1983) : Free Texts

https://archive.org/details/bstj-archives The scientific discoveries and technological innovations produced by Bell System research and engineering were critical not only to the evolution of global telecommunications but, more widely, they had a considerable impact on the technological base of the global economy. The invention of the transistor at Bell labs in 1947, and subsequent advances in related

The (Almost) Unstoppable Rise of Finnish Health Tech – Medengine

https://www.medengine.fi/en/almost-unstoppable-rise-finnish-health-tech/ The Finnish health technology field is booming like never before. In 2017, health tech exports broke new records as their value rose more than 5% to over €2.2 billion. The fact that the Finnish health tech field is thriving is hardly new: over the last two decades, the value of health tech export has

Makerspaces could be the secret to making smart cities smart | World Economic Forum

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/03/makerspaces-smart-sustainable-cities-thomas-ermacora/ The suite of new technologies now coming online – from low-cost complex sensors to big data and machine learning – have the ability to map the inflows and outflows of goods and services, allowing cities to precision-track patterns of consumption and waste production. As we speak, maker communities around the world are helping to

Should I Create a Proof-of-Concept Prototype for My New Product?

https://predictabledesigns.com/faq-should-i-create-a-proof-of-concept-poc-prototype-for-my-new-product/ As the name implies, the purpose of a proof-of-concept (POC) prototype is to prove your product concept. A POC answers if a product is feasible. In most cases a POC prototype is only used internally to determine the practicality of a new product. Customers will rarely see a POC prototype. So do you need

Does tech industry needs to move towards responsible innovation in 2018?

https://techcrunch.com/2017/12/22/the-tech-industry-needs-to-move-towards-responsible-innovation-in-2018/?ncid=rss&utm_source=tcfbpage&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29&utm_content=FaceBook&sr_share=facebook  For over a decade now, Silicon Valley ideology has been to simultaneously:Move fast and break things. Make the world a better place. According to this article 2017 has been a demoralizing year. Our product innovations for accessible and affordable content have also been weaponized against society by bad actors. Social media became a vector of bullying and propaganda targeted with algorithms.

Innovation should be a school subject – Commissioner Navracsics

https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/innovation-should-be-school-subject-commissioner-navracsics_en.html Innovation should be taught as a subject in European schools, according to Tibor Navracsics, the EU’s Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, who says that education can be a defining factor in the life of young scientists. ‘Education can be a decisive force, an engine in the socialisation of young scientists,’ he said. ‘It