Rory Sutherland Rory Sutherland

We need to get better at using technology

I’d like to propose a new scientific institution: the IUT, or Institute of Underrated Technology. Rather than trying to invent yet more bloody things, it will instead be devoted to helping us derive greater value from things we can do already using technology which already exists.

Innovation is a two-stage process.

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