Monday, December 27, 2010

Aim for the "adjacent possible"

Innovation success comes to those who aim for the "adjacent possible" -- something that's ahead of its time but still feasible given the ideas and technologies available, says Steven Johnson. "There are a certain set of kind of possible moves that you can make, given the kind of landscape around you ... and innovation comes from kind of exploring the edges of that possibility," Johnson says. From National Public Radio (text and audio)

http://www.npr.org/2010/12/24/132311762/Searching-For-The-Origins-of-Creativity

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