In "How to Fly a Horse," Kevin Ashton explores the surprising history behind some of the world's most extraordinary inventions, from the Ohio bicycle shop where the Wright Brothers got their start, to the 25-cent bet that spurred the creation of the stealth bomber. Ashton himself has spent a lot of time in the world of inventions -- he co-founded an MIT lab dedicated to new technologies and founded three successful tech startups. We'll talk to Ashton about the culture of inventions, past, present and future.
Kevin Ashton on the Secret History Behind the World's Amazing Inventions
Kevin Ashton, co-founder of the Auto-ID Center at MIT and author of "How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery"