Where Good Ideas Come from: The Seven Patterns of Innovation
From the author of Emergence and The Ghost Map, Steven Johnson's Where Good Ideas Come From: The Seven Patterns of Innovation identifies key principles that are the driving force of creativity. Learn how:
Independent 'Exhilarating ... An entirely new way of looking at almost everything'
Guardian 'A huge diversity of bright ideas'
Financial Times 'Johnson finds new and original things to say about the nature of innovation, and the different forms it can take'
Economist, Books of the Year 'An enthralling work full of counter-intuitive insights'
Daily Mail Steven Johnson is the author of the acclaimed books Everything Bad is Good for You, Mind Wide Open, Emergence and Interface Culture. His writing appeared in the Guardian, the New Yorker, Nation and Harper's, as well as the op-ed pages of The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is a Distinguished Writer In Residence at NYU's School Of Journalism, and a Contributing Editor to Wired.
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Review: Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of InnovationUser Review - Kendra Kleiner - Goodreads
In October of 1838, Charles Darwin read Malthus on Population, triggering his world changing theory of natural selection. Stories of good ideas like this are often condensed to an epiphany. In Where ... Read full review
Review: Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of InnovationUser Review - Trevor Ralls - Goodreads
Johnson conceptually sparks interest in the ideal of productivity within networked idea environments, but it never moves past concept; in fact, by the time I hit his “Fourth Quadrant” chapter – and ... Read full review