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My article is about Smart Glass. Its a fairly new technology being used in homes, cars, airplanes, and by the military. Scientist have developed a way to combine normal glass with liquid crystals. When the crystals are touched by low levels of electricity they realign causing a difference in the amount of light being let in or out of an area. This technology have a lot of real world applications in regards to security and energy conservation.
This is a Sustaining Innovation aimed at Undershot customers because of the price. You can have the technology applied at your home or car for a significant sum of money. Currently the technology is standard in the Maybach which cost $345,000.
Clay Christensen’s “theory of innovation” sounds very simple but it is hard to apply in practice. We will start today with getting a feel for the basic elements of the theory of innovation. Check out the attached slides: ChristensenIntro. What do you think? Is this stuff super obvious and perhaps useless?