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The Edit: Art and Innovation
The Edit

The Edit: Art and Innovation

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.

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28th Oct 2022

Mythology mindset, the politics of art and and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • The Titanium Economy. Meet the US industrial-technology companies that are driving innovation, and sustainable and inclusive growth – McKinsey
  • Steven Pinker and the ‘mythology mindset’. The Harvard professor of psychology says he doesn’t sign on to the pessimistic conclusion that humans are inherently irrational  – Financial Times
  • What does art do? Good art, laced with irony, ambiguity and suspense, is not obviously political. That’s what makes it politically interesting – Aeon
  • No longer tied to offices, workers are still bound by the clock. While the pandemic shifted where work gets done, we’re still following Henry Ford’s advice about when we work  – Bloomberg
  • Three-quarters of the UK population misunderstand recycling symbols. How design can be the solution to this staggering statistic – Creative Review
  • A step forward for circular manufacturing. Gigafactories are recycling old EV batteries into new ones – The Economist
  • Envy, the happiness killer. Eradicating this ugly emotion entirely would be impossible, but we can stop fueling it with our behaviour – The Atlantic
  • The power of partnership. Uday Bose discusses the life-changing power of BI’s Making More Health initiative – The Beautiful Truth

“The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect, but by the play instinct arising from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the object it loves”.

Carl Jung