the Innovation Police

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How to Outfox

the Innovation Police

Warren Robinett, HP Labs

Aug. 17, 2011

Overview


This talk is for people who have ideas they
want to see get tried out.


If you just want to show up and get paid, it is
dangerous to even listen to me. You may end
up getting fired.


I’m going to share some strategies that I
used (or should have used).


The strategies will be illustrated with video
clips and war stories from my career.

Strategy:

Don’t Tell Them What You’re Doing






Clip: Atari 2600 video game
Adventure

War Story: Easter Egg


Quit and Go Elsewhere









If you’re not willing walk away from a toxic
situation, you will end up stuck in one.



You have to know when to hold ‘
em
, and when to
fold ‘
em
.






Start a Company







Clip:
Rocky’s

Boots
for the Apple II

War Story: The Learning Company


Convince Them







War Story: Sometimes you can. But there
are a lot of immovable objects out there.


Find a Mentor







War Story: (TLC) I was smart enough to
think of this, but not smart enough to do it.


Have Patience








War Story: TLC: Shouldn’t have quit.


Pay the Tax




Clip: Virtual Reality at NASA Ames


War Story: If the benefits of a large
organization are worth it, pay the tax
without whining.


Fund Yourself





Clip:
Snap ‘N Click
Math Game


War Story: Snap N Click: Never saw the light
of day.


Find an Oasis





Clip: UNC VR Room

Clip:
Nanomanipulator





Ignore the Naysayers




Clip: VR Molecules

Clip: VR Bird

Clip: VR Dog


War Story: Serious Graphics


Find a Patron







War Story: Where is Ted
Williams’s

soul?


Ride the Tiger






Clip: CBS News on VR


War Story: Media Feeding Frenzy


Satisfy a Need







Memristive

Crossbar


(HP Labs)

War Story: Phil Didn’t Write


Summary: Strategies of
Independence



Quit and Go Elsewhere

Don’t Tell Them What You’re Doing

Ignore the Naysayers

Fund Yourself

Ride the Tiger









Start a Company

Convince Them

Have Patience








Summary: Strategies of
Cooperation



Find an Oasis

Pay the Tax

Satisfy a Need

Find a Mentor

Find a Patron






Summary: Strategies of
Mutuality