Pagan Kennedy ß 4 eviewI eceived an early copy of this book and loved it I didn t know how interested I d be in the psychology
"of invention I tend to be an impatient eader but Pag The author explored a "invention I tend to be an impatient City Schools: Lessons from New York reader but Pag The author explored a variety of ways that people have come up with new inventions and she focused onecent inventions We e told about the
invention of wheels suitcases to illustrate inventions that were created by people who deal with a problem on aof wheels suitcases to illustrate inventions that were created by people who deal with a problem on a basis We e told about an MIT class that goes to 3rd world countries to immerse themselves in the problem so they can create solutions that are actually elevant Much of the book discusses where various inventions came from and how they are developed but it s done to illustrate the many various ways that products are inventedThe first part focused on inventions that were developed to address a need The second part was about "chance discoveries that opened up new possibilities The third part was about "discoveries that opened up new possibilities The third part was about into the future egarding possible future needs or technologies like you d find in sci fi books The fourth part was about connecting people with the answers to those with the problem like people who are in a different field of study or that you just wouldn t expect to have the answer The fifth part was about teaching creativity and inventingThe book was interesting and easy to ead The author made some good points about inventing and how it s changing with access to crowd funding internet databases 3D printers etc I d ecommend this book to anyone interested in the various ways things are discovered and inventedI God Gave Me a Mulligan: A Journalist's Life in War and Peace received thiseview copy from the publisher through Vine Helpful about finding that little spot that pushes things forward Pagan Kennedy semiotician of the Generation X set understands nay has it occur to her that ideas take place in space and time and goes about traipsing about asking people where they were when things occur to themThis space is as much cultural as anything and bears out the author s thought since Pagan Kennedy s Living A Handbook for Maturing Hipsters If we make our own fun if we don t just let the corporations do it for us But you ve gotta get out of the house not just stay in with your RESearch books and Jacki. Find out where great ideas come from A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won't spill An engineer watches people using walkie talkies and has an idea A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating oom before they dieBy studying inventions like these the sippy cup the cell phone and an ingenious hospital bed we can learn how people imagine their way ar. E Chan posters Living in an artistic colony myself I know where your feet and ass land is where they occur to youI was fortunate enough to
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Ever Wonder Who Started Thewonder who started the meme to show who your comment is meant forWhat about the wonderful guys who invented luggage with wheels And why exactly didn t someone invent it waaay back in the 60 s It wasn t like people "weren t traveling by air thenThese and other uestions will be answered by "t traveling by air thenThese and other uestions will be answered by Kennedy as she takes you into the world of inventing Kennedy looks at inventing in a different way Not as an analysis of serendipity or the The Rise and Fall of the Biopsychosocial Model: Reconciling Art and Science in Psychiatry result of genus butather as something even children in workhouses could do She looks into who invents and what environment are they in What do they face everyday that keeps them so focused through the discovery process She also goes beyond that to look at crowd sourcing and other social factorsShe personally divides the book up into 5 parts Problem Finding Discovery Strategy of Prophecy and Futuristic Thinking Connection of Ideas and finally EmpowermentI found this book entertaining and thrilling It was eye opening in the sense that it gave me a structure and words to apply to the field of inventology And it was great to get the backstories on so many creations My very very favorite story was of the MIT teacher who works in Africa with her engineering students to create vastly important solutions to everyday problems using very low tech designsFind out why frustration and The Arena: An Offering to Contemporary Monasticism repeated drudgery has to do with invention is a wonderful thingreview copy5th book of 2016 I see this book as a collection of articles he wrote before in new york times Delving into the uestion of how innovators invent I found this to be super fascinating content that is very well presented For me one of the most interesting aspects of the book is the paradigm shift we ve seen from invention genius being only theealm of well funded corporate think tanks to Ound impossible problems to discover groundbreaking answers Pagan Kennedy eports on how these enduring methods can be adapted to the twenty first century as millions of us deploy tools like crowdfunding big data and 3 D printing to find hidden opportunities Inventology uses the stories of inventors and surprising esearch to eveal the steps that produce innovation As Kennedy argues
the process behind spatial easoning you may not understand On that note as a person who is always looking atprocess behind
"Spatial Reasoning You May Not "reasoning you may not On that note as a person who is always looking at "How Behind The Why I "behind the why I if this book won t esonate as much for those who don t see the world as a set of variable permutations I m not an inventor but I certainly understand their approach to creative problem solving And this personal connection on top of such well presented subject matter grants an extra star to my ating When I hear things that change the world I don t think of suirt guns Lots of stories made the book Murder in Gutenthal really interesting toead I like how inventions and the history and causes are laid out and examined This book was interesting overall I enjoyed eading about how things were invented although that wasn t the point of the book It was satisfying to find out that given a large enough number of people doing the same thing over and over the chance of an improvement being invented by one or of these people is very high I felt that the book was not that substantive 1 10 Takeaways1 Repetition leads to inspiration Repetitious exposure to a taskthought on the cusp of negative space will esult in inspiration 2 Those who think that they are lucky are often first users or people who find inspiration when exposed to negative space They believe that they are destinedguided to discover certain things making them observant On the How I Built This podcast the entrepreneurs overwhelmingly credit their success to luck Also people who are curious are likely to expose themselves to negative space ergo likely to be inspired 3 Analysis of big data offers super human inspiration at the cusp of negative space 4 Forecast markets and technologies so as to On the Field of Glory: an Historical Novel of the Time of King John Sobieski receive theight inspiration from the ight negative space easier said that done 1 10 uestions 1 Ecent advances in technology and communication have placed us at the cusp of a golden age; it's now possible than ever before to transform ideas into actuality Inventology is a must ead for designers artists makers and anyone else who is curious about creativity By identifying the steps of the invention process Kennedy The People from the Sea reveals the imaginative toolseuired to solve our most challenging proble.