The Historic Link Between Cities and Innovation

by The Bearing Wave on January 7, 2016

Chicagos loop districtRichard Florida has written an interesting article on The Atlantic CITYLABs website, about The Historic Link Between Cities and Innovation, and we recommend it. As Florida points out, density spurs innovation by pushing people and ideas together, enabling them to combine and recombine in new ways.

As Joseph Schumpeter famously wrote, “Innovation is creative destruction, where entrepreneurs combine existing elements in new ways”.

Follow this link to take a look.

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