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Steven Johnson | Speaker | TED.com

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What connects the “miracle on the Hudson” to the planning of the French railway system, or the mysterious outbreak of strange smells in downtown Manhattan to the invention of the Internet? With his characteristic flair for multidisciplinary storytelling, Steven Johnson shows in Future Perfect that what lies behind these and many other fascinating human stories is the concept of networked thinking.  http://bookswelike.tumblr.com

What connects the “miracle on the Hudson” to the planning of the French railway system, or the mysterious outbreak of strange smells in downtown Manhattan to the invention of the Internet? With his characteristic flair for multidisciplinary storytelling, Steven Johnson shows in Future Perfect that what lies behind these and many other fascinating human stories is the concept of networked thinking. http://bookswelike.tumblr.com

Steven Johnson is fascinated about ideas. His latest book “Wonderland" charts the human impulse to play. In particular, how play has shaped our world and led to our greatest discoveries. Johnson is an historian and argues that play, our pursuit of surprise, pleasure, pure and simple joy is the soup from which the most amazing advances and innovations rise.

Steven Johnson is fascinated about ideas. His latest book “Wonderland" charts the human impulse to play. In particular, how play has shaped our world and led to our greatest discoveries. Johnson is an historian and argues that play, our pursuit of surprise, pleasure, pure and simple joy is the soup from which the most amazing advances and innovations rise.

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When cholera broke out in the Soho area in 1854 Dr. John Snow teamed with Rev. Henry Whitehead to prove that the disease was spread, not through foul odors and bad air, but by contaminated water. Cholera is spread simply by one human digesting the bacteria in the excrement of other infected humans. Snow and Whitehead solved this riddle, not by direct study of the bacteria, but by spatially projecting pedestrian patterns of where residents got their drinking water. By this method they were…

When cholera broke out in the Soho area in 1854 Dr. John Snow teamed with Rev. Henry Whitehead to prove that the disease was spread, not through foul odors and bad air, but by contaminated water. Cholera is spread simply by one human digesting the bacteria in the excrement of other infected humans. Snow and Whitehead solved this riddle, not by direct study of the bacteria, but by spatially projecting pedestrian patterns of where residents got their drinking water. By this method they were…

How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world / Steven Johnson.

How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world / Steven Johnson.

In this article from the Wall Street Journal, as well as in this TED Talk, Steven Johnson tells a fascinating story of an Indonesian city, devastated by the tsunami in 2004. This city had received …

In this article from the Wall Street Journal, as well as in this TED Talk, Steven Johnson tells a fascinating story of an Indonesian city, devastated by the tsunami in 2004. This city had received …

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