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UtneCast: Utne Visionary Saul Griffith on Innovation and Invention

 by Bennett Gordon

Tags: Science and Technology, innovation, invention, Saul Griffith, visionaries,

Saul GriffithInventions aren’t just for inventors, according to Saul Griffith, one of Utne Reader’s “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.” His myriad innovations, including low-cost eyeglass lenses and a smart rope that’s able to sense its own load, are undoubtedly impressive. What makes Griffith different is that he wants to help everyone share in the inventive process.

In this episode of the UtneCast, senior editor Keith Goetzman talks with Griffith about the future of invention and innovation, which he believes will be more open and collaborative. Griffith is also helping bring that future to fruition with HowToons, a series of science-based cartoons for children.

You can listen to the interview below, or to subscribe to the UtneCast for free through iTunes, click here.


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