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January 4, 2013 AT 12:00 am

“The Tinkerers”: How corporations kill creativity


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Where do we draw the line between tinkerers and hackers? What role does tinkering play in contemporary society? How did tinkerers traditionally influence American industry and society? Do we still have what it takes as a nation of tinkerers to excel in the global economy?

I believe the answers to these questions lie somewhere in the tension between corporate discipline and individual ingenuity.

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