Posts Tagged ‘Richard Feynman’

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    Drones That Can Deliver Your Pizza

    Nov 3, 13 • 256 Views • Economic Growth, Economic History, Economic Humor, Entertainment, Government, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, MediaNo Comments

    It looked like a swarm of model airplanes. But actually they were drones that were hovering near me at a University of Pennsylvania engineering school demonstration. The purpose of the workshop was to explain the practical application of unmanned aerial...

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    Creative Thinking: Oreos and Wobbly Plates

    Mar 7, 13 • 88 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Growth, Economic Humor, Innovation, Labor, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Today, some thoughts about creativity. First, the Oreo Separator: Thinking about how something seemingly frivolous can be wonderfully productive took me to Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman. His wobbly plate story (when he taught at Cornell) is...