Haunting" was a word someone used to describe the interview of Mr. Burt Rutan at the Wine Cellar.
Most people show up at the Innovation Collective Fireside Chats
expecting to be inspired and challenged, but the man who has developed
46 different research aircraft types and is the godfather of commercial
space travel thinks and lives in a way that most of us can't even
comprehend. Needless to say, the challenge was deeper than most people
His lack of fascination with novelty technology
was refreshing and an appropriate slap in the face that our world needs.
In today's pop culture, the new feature on a phone is the news that
spreads like wildfire around the world.
"NASA had the same budget they have now when they
put a man on the moon," Rutan said. His point: True innovation has
stalled in many ways.
Kary Krieger, a student at University of Idaho
who attends the Fireside Chats, was intrigued with Mr. Rutan's view of
today's leading tech companies.
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