Innovation is a curious thing. It happens in fits and starts, leaps and bounds, sometimes evolutionary and sometimes revolutionary. We see it daily, we experience it real-time; in our technology, in our society, and in our lives.
In many ways, innovation is front and center, in other areas it goes almost unnoticed. Take piping for instance: the concept of using a tubular vessel to carry water has been around since humans figured out how to make tubular vessels to carry water. From clay to metal to plastic, the material may have evolved, but the very nature of plumbing remains unchanged, to move water from one place to another. READ THE FULL ARTICLE