Question: what SPARKS us to act on an idea, rather than let it fade away? Answer: an “Innovation Trigger,” also known as Phase 1 of the Hype Cycle. Hear listeners detail what triggered them to pursue a project, more from Gartner analyst Jackie Fenn, and how a hydroelectric dam prompted one small town to start manufacturing Bitcoin, for better and worse.
Thalia Beaty, Producer
David Herman, Composer
Matt Boynton and Dan Dzula, Audio Engineers