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Invention and innovation : what's behind a good idea?

Author: George LucasRick McCallumDoug HamiltonJohn ParsonsDean KamenAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : CBS DVD : Paramount Home Entertainment, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Where do inventions come from? Some will change the world -- most won't. So how do you know if a good idea is a good idea? Takes a brief historical look at the process of invention and then visits with current inventor Dean Kamen, founder of DEKA Research & Development Corporation, who expounds upon the creative process and its practical implementation. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Named Person: Dean Kamen; Dean Kamen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Lucas; Rick McCallum; Doug Hamilton; John Parsons; Dean Kamen; Jill Jonnes; Paul Israel; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; CBS DVD (Firm); Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415734607 9781415734605
OCLC Number: 269934665
Credits: Editor, Stephanie Challberg.
Cast: Commentary: Dean Kamen, Jill Jonnes, Paul Israel.
Performer(s): Narrator: John Parsons.
Description: 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: What's behind a good idea?
Adventures of young Indiana Jones.
Responsibility: Lucasfilm Ltd. ; Paramount Pictures ; executive producers, George Lucas, Rick McCallum ; produced and written by Doug Hamilton.

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Where do inventions come from? Some will change the world -- most won't. So how do you know if a good idea is a good idea? Takes a brief historical look at the process of invention and then visits with current inventor Dean Kamen, founder of DEKA Research & Development Corporation, who expounds upon the creative process and its practical implementation. Features archival film footage with commentary by authors and academics.

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