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  • Miten shared from How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson
    Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press created a surge in demand for spectacles, as the new practice of reading made Europeans across the continent suddenly realize that they were farsighted;
    Note: What did the invention of printing press do to the market for spectacles? #SideEffects #Innovation
  • Miten shared from Future Perfect: The Case For Progress In A Networked Age by Steven Johnson
    On the Internet, the rules are up for grabs. You can experiment with new forms of governance or collaboration, and when the experiment doesn’t generate a useful result, you can move on to the next experiment. That tolerance for risk and failure has two effects: First, the overall system finds its way to useful ideas faster, because the rate of experimentation itself is faster. Second, those ideas can then be ported back into the real world, on the basis of their digital success.
    Note: the most important thought in Steven Johnson's Future Perfect book
  • Miten shared from Gutenberg the Geek (Kindle Single) by Jeff Jarvis
    He was the inventor of history's greatest platform.
    Note: Reading about Gutenberg and the invention of the printing press.