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My eldest daughter and son-in-law joined us for a good old-fashioned mid-west family supper last night: meatloaf, baked potatoes, and green bean casserole. Son-in-law commented about how much he loved green bean casserole, but they seldom made it, and daughter … Continue reading
Here’s a great talk by Matt Ridley on what happens when ideas meet and mate:
If you’ve every had an idea, you’ve wrestled with this. We love our ideas. Even the ones that suck. Most of us understand that we should kill off our bad ideas. (If you don’t understand that yet, you will after … Continue reading
In one of his recent Monday Morning Memos, Roy H. Williams offered some excellent advice for people who are seeking to “think outside the box:” Talk to someone who doesn’t even know what box you’re talking about.
From Lego, a video showing how sometimes ideas just click.
What kind of push-back do your ideas get?
Phil McKinney points out that science fiction writers have a record of “inventing” things years before they become reality: It’s staggering how much of what we do today is last generations science fiction!
“All great inventions emerge from a long sequence of small sparks…”