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Where good ideas come from : the natural history of innovation

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Johnson addresses an urgent and universal question: What sparks the flash of brilliance? How does groundbreaking innovation happen? He provides the complete, exciting, and encouraging story of how the ideas are born that push careers, lives, society, and culture forward.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Johnson
ISBN: 9781594487712 1594487715 9781594485381 1594485380
OCLC Number: 526057545
Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Reef, city, web --
The adjacent possible --
Liquid networks --
The slow hunch --
Serendipity --
Error --
Exaptation --
Platforms --
The fourth quadrant.
Responsibility: Steven Johnson.
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Johnson addresses an urgent and universal question: What sparks the flash of brilliance? How does groundbreaking innovation happen? He provides the complete, exciting, and encouraging story of how the ideas are born that push careers, lives, society, and culture forward.

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