TED video of Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from

In Digital Culture, Digital Experiences by Fredy D. Oré

People often credit their ideas to individual “Eureka!” moments. But
Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His
fascinating tour takes us from the “liquid networks” of London’s coffee
houses to Charles Darwin’s long, slow hunch to today’s high-velocity
web.

Steven Berlin Johnson is the best-selling author of six books on the
intersection of science, technology and personal experience. His
forthcoming book examines “Where Good Ideas Come From