We’re big fans of the RSA. Their latest gem animates one of the most important questions in creative culture: Where do good ideas come from? Steven Johnson tackles the grand question with insights from his latest book and a historical perspective on innovation throughout human civilization.
Johnson’s answer strongly echoes the Brain Pickings mission — to build a rich and wide-spanning pool of mental resources that serve as the building blocks of creativity.
That’s the real lesson: Chance favors the connected mind.” ~ Steven Johnson
Also worth watching: Johnson’s recent TED talk, one of our favorites this year:
Johnson’s new book, Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation, a fixture on our list of must-read books by TEDGlobal speakers, is now available for pre-order.