The Prototype

Slice of Life: Observational Comedy & Design Research

Slice of Life: Observational Comedy & Design Research Designers and comedians both slice life with atypical angles. Comedians do a much better job of engaging broad audiences with their insights. How might designers better communicate their research? In my view, by taking a note from the best design thinking lecture I’ve attended. “Is this a […]

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Houston Isn’t Silicon Valley and That’s a Good Thing

Houston Isn’t Silicon Valley and That’s a Good Thing As WeWork’s fall from grace continues to dominate the headlines and we monitor the slew of layoffs and dipping share prices afflicting this year’s Silicon Valley darlings, we reflect on Houston’s own startup ecosystem. How are Houston startups and investors similar to and different from Silicon […]

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A Note from the Executive Director

A Note from the Executive Director Our mission at Lilie is to cultivate students who change the world. Toward that effort, our team frequently translates academic research into actionable insights for entrepreneurs and innovators, comments on recent events, notices interesting patterns that are emerging in the landscape, and tries to answer questions about emerging trends. […]

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