Clay Maynard: Garage innovation – goose that lays golden eggs
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A Microsoft staff photo from December 1978 shows, front row from left: Bill Gates, Andrea Lewis, Marla Wood, Paul Allen; middle row: Bob O'Rear, Bob Greenberg, Marc McDonald, Gordon Letwin; top row: Steve Wood, Bob Wallace, Jim Lane. On April 4, 1975, Gates and his longtime friend Allen co-founded Microsoft and initially conducted business out of a hotel room in Albuquerque, NM. Microsoft recently opened an area for creativity at their Seattle-area headquarters campus called the “Garage” in an attempt to rekindle innovation.
Clay Maynard: Garage innovation – goose that lays golden eggs.
America has been an incubator for creativity and innovation at least as far back as Benjamin Franklin. He was one of this nation's founding fathers and an inventor extraordinaire. If you have ever benefited from wearing bifocals, you should thank Ben Franklin.
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