Innovation is a word that’s everywhere, but what does it really mean? How does an idea become a thing or experience we encounter every day? This is a podcast about taking a step back and trying to answer these questions.
Ep4: An Uber Journey, Toronto Edition
For Toronto, the arrival of Uber is like a modern day parable for what it’s like to live through disruptive innovation: They arrived, they conquered, and now we are changed by this experience. But unlike fancy new gadgets, most people are touched by Uber: It’s affordable, it’s democratic and it’s diverse. Uber launched in Toronto in 2012, and then UberX in September of 2014; And now, Toronto is forever changed by this experience. But what does innovation look like when you are in the midst of that change? But more importantly: What does innovation feel like?
Ep3: Craving Authenticity
Do backyard chickens and collecting vinyl have anything in common? Come along as we explore these old school ways and consider if these are just a trendy bandwagons, or whether something else going on here. Featuring Eliane Glaser, Hillary Chicken, Hannah Krishner and Tonality Records.
Ep2: Greatest Innovator You've Never Heard Of
History has taught us about the winners, and the losers. But what if history has forgotten the name of the world's greatest innovator? Forget Steve Jobs and The Google Boys, this guy did it all more than 250 years ago in England....Who are we talking about? Listen to find out.
Ep. 1: You Eat What You Are
Old nutrition science tells us that we are what we eat. But are we? With the innovation of genetics being added to nutrition research, we can now discover our ideal diet, that's encoded with in us. Do you want to know yours? Learn more: Nutrigenomix.com