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Where good ideas come from : the natural history of innovation

Author: Steven Johnson
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, a member of the Pengiun Group (USA) Inc., 2010.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Steven, 1968-
Where good ideas come from.
New York : Riverhead Books, ©2010
(DLC) 2010023481
(OCoLC)526057545
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Johnson
ISBN: 9781101440209 1101440201 9781101444207 1101444207
OCLC Number: 680284741
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
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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