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"Where Good Ideas Come From"

Steve Johnson - TED Talk (18min)
"People often credit their ideas to individual "Eureka!" moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour takes us from the "liquid networks" of London's coffee houses to Charles Darwin's long, slow hunch to today's high-velocity web."

"Where Good Ideas Come From" by Steven Johnson (Youtube - 4min Sketch-note)

Preview his book: GoogleBooks: Where good ideas come from: the natural history of innovation
One of our most innovative, popular thinkers takes on-in exhilarating style-one of our key questions: Where do good ideas come from?

Steve Johnson's Blog