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The Engines of Our Ingenuity

Written and hosted by John Lienhard, produced by KUHF-FM, Houston, and distributed by National Public radio, The Engines of Our Ingenuity is a short radio program that explores the role of human creativity in the formation of our material and intellectual culture. The topics covered range broadly, "from cable cars to Civil War submarines, from the connection between Romantic poets and Victorian...
Innovation Management

The world is faced with a number of pressing issues, including climate change, food security, and a range of public health epidemics, just to name a few. In an effort to inspire solutions, the Innovation Management site allows a wide range of creative thinkers, scientists, and policy experts to exchange ideas via their Open Innovation Marketplace. Currently, the site has over 14000 persons signed...
The Engines of Our Ingenuity

This website is from the public radio program The Engines of Our Ingenuity, which has been airing on the radio from the University of Houston for 20 years. The radio show is about the human inventiveness that informs our culture and it's no wonder the program has been on the air for so long, as such a topic seems inexhaustible. Because the show is only available on 30 public radio stations,...
PBS Newshour Extra: Five lesson plans teaching the power of invention

PBS NewsHour Extra recently compiled this collection of five lesson plans designed to engage young learners with the invention process and how they can learn how to solve problems through innovation. As with all PBS NewsHour Extra lesson plans, each lesson centers on a contemporary issue and incorporates a clip from a recent PBS NewsHour episode. In addition, all five of these lessons introduce...