It’s not all lightbulbs: most of the time innovators don't move fast and break things | Curio

It’s not all lightbulbs: most of the time innovators don't move fast and break things

22 mins | May 28, 2017

Patrick McCray writing in Aeon Magazine tells us that technology, while we may think of technological advances as related to “things” that arise from lone geniuses and lightbulb moments, they are actually a complex interplay between various non-thing aspects – including people and institutions building on the past. Understanding the role played by these factors helps us understand the true topography of technology and the world today, he writes.

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From Aeon magazine