John Seely Brown: Good Questions Outweigh Answers (VIDEO)

[ 0 ] June 29, 2011 |

Watch John Seely Brown at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival spend ‘2.5 Minutes With genConnect.’ We connected with the “Chief of Confusion.”

Click the play button below to watch genConnect CEO Nancy Spears interview Brown on why “the real value is asking good questions, not providing answers”:

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John Seely Brown is currently a visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at the University of Southern California and the Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. Previously, Brown served as the chief scientist of Xerox Corporation for almost two decades. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Education, as well as a fellow of the American Association for Artificial IntelligenceAAAS, and a Trustee of the MacArthur Foundation. Brown has written over 100 scientific papers and has co-authored two books: The Social Life of Information and The Only Sustainable Edge: Why Business Strategy Depends On Productive Friction And Dynamic Specialization. Brown conducts research on “management of radical innovation, digital youth culture, digital media and new forms of communication and learning.

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About John Seely Brown: John Seely Brown is a visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC) and the Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte Center for the Edge. Prior to that he was the [...]
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