> But what if Brin had stayed in Moscow, and Khosla remained in India, and Wang had gone to university in Europe? That’s the provocative question posed by Richard Florida in “America’s Looming Creativity Crisis,” an article in the October issue of the Harvard Business Review. Florida, a professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, maintains that “the global talent pool and the high-end, high-margin creative industries that used to be the sole province of the U.S., and a crucial source of its prosperity, have begun to disperse around the globe.”
Important point considering the reliance constantly emphasized by many in innovation pushing our economy forward. I’ve always thought the fact that innovation was fastest in America would help keep us on top–if for no other reason than things happen in English first.