Our tendency to over protect ideas hinders innovation

Many brilliant new ideas seemingly appear from outer-space. Some call them Aha! Moments, Epiphanies, and Flashes of Insight. Writer Steven Johnson disagrees and instead believes that the right conditions and collaborations are the spark for these new ideas. While collaborations produce the right circumstance, our tendency to over protect ideas hinders innovation. In a July 2010 TED Talk, Johnson describes important breakthrough […]

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