New technologies and their inventors are often celebrated as society's heroes. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Larry Page: These are all contemporary " innovators" whose " visionary ideas" and " creative leaps" led to " disruptive realities"-that is, if you buy the rhetoric of certain books and novelty-oriented publications (including, sometimes, your very own CityLab).
How 'Maintainers,' Not 'Innovators,' Make the World Turn 
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How 'Maintainers,' Not 'Innovators,' Make the World Turn 
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New technologies and their inventors are often celebrated as society's heroes. Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Larry Page: These are all contemporary " innovators" whose " visionary ideas" and " creative leaps" led to " disruptive realities"-that is, if you buy the rhetoric of certain books and novelty-oriented publications (including, sometimes, your very own CityLab).
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