Author Archives: Ben Shneiderman

Perspective: It’s the Partnership, Stupid

This article is in Climate and Energy, Summer 2017

In 1990, the economist Nathan Rosenberg declared that “the linear model of innovation is dead.” Unfortunately, the report of this death was, to paraphrase Mark Twain, an exaggeration. More than 25 years later, much research in universities, government, and industry is justified by invoking the linear view of innovation advocated by Vannevar Bush in his […]