Where Good Ideas Come From

By

Steven Johnson

My rating:
10
/10
Read in April, 2020

Summary

Eye opening exploration of ideas and (believe it or not) how they are formed and come to be. Fascinating perspective on how innovation truly works and it busts a lot of myths and misconceptions along the way. Strong recommend.

My Notes

Reef, City, Web

1. The Adjacent Possible

2. Liquid Networks

3. Slow Hunches

4. Serendipity

5. Error

6. Exaptation

7. Platforms

8. The Fourth Quadrant

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