“It is the human friction that makes the sparks” – Chris Dixon
“It is the human friction that makes the sparks” - Chris Dixon.
Universities, generally, silo groups away from one another - reducing precisely these types of sparks.
I remember attending an interactive art exhibition at the University of Technology, Sydney as a guest of IBM Australia, and found myself scratching my head. Why was it that all these artistic folk with great ideas (from talking to them) were getting bogged down learning how to programme instead of teaming up with the university's computer science & engineering groups. The silo that was created by sticking only with like people ended up implementing ideas ...