Tag Archives: innovation

Bring to Walt Disney World: Google Cars

I’ve been a proponent of Google’s self-driving cars since I first heard about them 5 years ago. Like the folks at Google, I see a much safer and environmentally friendly future where cars are just a service you subscribe to … Continue reading

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Disney Launches a Startup Accelerator

That mad clicking sound you hear is the keyboards of thousands of hopeful startup entrepreneurs filling out an application to be among the first crop of companies accepted into the new Disney Accelerator program. The oft-unspoken secret to both Walt … Continue reading

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The Park – Innovation

In addition to creating “The Happiest Place on Earth”, Disneyland was innovative in many other ways. In the 50’s, believe it or not, waiting lines at banks or airports were traditionally a straight line.  Sometimes a movie theater would bend … Continue reading

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Wired Magazine Explores Disney’s Latest Technology Projects

Walt Disney was never one to rest on his laurels, he was always innovating with an eye toward what’s next. The modern Disney company keeps up that tradition by partnering with learning institutions around the globe. Sometimes the results are … Continue reading

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History of Disney’s Audio-Animatronics

Walt Disney led his company through the invention of many technologies. In animation there was the Xerographic Cell transfer process and the Multi-plane camera, just to name a few. But one of Disney’s most major inventions was the animation of … Continue reading

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