Where Good Ideas Come From

People often credit their ideas to individual “Eureka!” moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour investigating the origins of good ideas takes us from the “liquid networks” of London’s coffee houses to Charles Darwin’s slow hunch and today’s high-velocity web.

I really love the utterly captivating technique used, illustrations full of character and detail using only two colours.  Described by his peers as “thoughtful and lucid and charming and staggeringly smart”, and you can really see why.

Order the intriguing book “on a dizzying array of disciplines”, Where Good Ideas Come From, here.

Via TED Talks.

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2 Responses to “Where Good Ideas Come From”


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  1. 1 Where Good Ideas Come From (via Inspirational Geek) « Engaging Talk Trackback on August 9, 2011 at 11:20 am

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