History Cafe: Innovation in Seattle

History Cafe: Innovation in Seattle
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Innovation in Seattle

What circumstances favor - and disfavor - creativity and invention in Seattle. Lorraine McConaghy sets out some ideas to frame a discussion.

History Cafe: Innovation in Seattle
August 2013, MOHAI Cafe at the Museum of History & Industry

As historians, we believe that learning about the past makes the present understandable, and helps us make better informed choices for the future. MOHAI is preparing to open the Bezos Center for Innovation in October and our staff has been thinking hard about what circumstances favor - and disfavor - creativity and invention. So what can we learn from the history of innovation in Seattle? Let's get together. Lorraine McConaghy will set out some ideas to frame our discussion.

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