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Innovation gurus: pirates, gangsters and computer hackers

The world's entrepreneurs could learn a thing or two from pirates, computer hackers, inner city gangs and other noted deviants, say the authors of a new book. The Misfit Economy suggests that criminals are actually often also innovators who come up with creative ways to achieve their aims. Co-author Kyra Maya Phillips explained more by starting with the story of a man called Fabian Rueth.

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