November 1, 2020 · 1 min read
I gave a talk to the Slate Star Codex meetup titled “The Non-Linear Model of Innovation”. This is a summary and integration of the writing I’ve done on the relationship between science and invention, including “Science and the Industrial Revolution,” “Pasteur’s quadrant”, and “Innovation Is Not Linear”.
In brief, I argued that:
Most of the talk elaborates on these points, giving examples of each point, different ways each point is true, and reasons behind each.
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