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Recognizing Great Ideas From the Developing World

We imagine innovation as a trickle-down process. Companies in places such as the United States, Europe, and Japan deploy sophisticated technology to produce premium products for developed markets. Then they strip out some features, maybe substitute cheaper materials and…

Innovation in House Painting? That’s Right

Some industries seem impervious to innovation. Take house painting. If your painters will work on cloudy days and don’t miss that bit around the doorbell, what more can you expect? How about your whole house painted in a day? That’s…