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InventologyHelpful about finding that little spot that The Villain: The Life of Don Whillans pushes things forward Pagan Kennedy semiotician of the Generation X set understands nay has it occur to her that ideas takelace in space and time and goes about traipsing about asking eople where they were when things occur to themthis space is as much cultural as anything space is as much cultural as anything bears out the author s thought since Pagan Kennedy s Living A Handbook for Maturing Hipsters If we The author explored a wide variety of ways that eople have come up with new inventions and she focused on recent *Inventions We Re Told *We re told the invention of wheels suitcases to illustrate inventions that were created by eople who deal with a roblem on a regular basis We re told about an MIT class that goes to 3rd world countries to immerse themselves in the roblem so they can create solutions that are actually relevant Much of the book discusses where various inventions came from and how they are developed but it s done to illustrate the many various ways that roducts are inventedThe first Times of Bede part focused on inventions that were developed to address a need The secondart was about chance discoveries that opened up new The Catechism of the Council of Trent possibilities The thirdart was about looking into the future regarding City for Sale: Ed Koch and the Betrayal of New York possible future needs or technologies like you d find in sci fi books The fourthart was about connecting The Runaway Prophet Jonah Study Guide 1998 people with the answers to those with theroblem like Književna groupie 2: Strovaljivanje people who are in a different field of study or that you just wouldn t expect to have the answer The fifthart was about teaching creativity and inventingThe book was interesting and easy to read The author made some good oints about inventing and how it s changing with access to crowd funding internet databases 3D rinters etc I d recommend this book to anyone interested in the various ways things are discovered and inventedI received this review copy from the Davids Sling publisher through Vine I received an early copy of this book and loved it I didn t know how interested I d be in thesychology of invention I tend to be an impatient reader but Pagan Kennedy has such a brisk engaging way of telling stories that I found myself inhaling the book over a couple days She stays away from overwrought academ. Find out where great ideas come from A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won't spill An engineer watches Reality Hunger: A Manifesto. David Shields people using walkie talkies and has an idea A doctor figures out how to deliveratients to the operating room before they dieBy studying inventions like these the sippy cup the cell Learner Strategies in Language Learning phone and an ingenious hospital bed we can learn howeople imagine their way ar. Ic theories and sticks to fun narratives with a few helpings of history It was fascinating to learn about the genesis of so many convenience items we take for granted from the sippy cup to the tennis ball icker upper as well as complex inventions like Paradise Run prosthetic arms and 3 Drinters I also appreciated how the book is organized into discrete approaches to coming up with new things out of necessity through serendipity through futuristic thinking etc I came away thinking hey I could do that or at least my industrious teenage kids could Which reminds me there s a fascinating story about a teenager developing a otential diagnostic test for ancreative cancer The writing is fun and mixes the author s own Help Me, Jacques Cousteau perspectives and analysis andersonal relationships with inventors with what must have been a TON of interviews I Dignity Rising 1: Gefesselte Seelen probably shouldn t compare this with Malcolm Gladwell who s his own brand but I m guessing that Gladwell fans will really like this book too 1 10 Takeaways1 Repetition leads to inspiration Repetitious exposure to a taskthought on the cusp of negative space will result in inspiration 2 Those who think that they are lucky are often first users oreople who find inspiration when exposed to negative space They believe that they are destinedguided to discover certain things making them observant On the How I Built This The Book of Mordred podcast the entrepreneurs overwhelmingly credit their success to luck Alsoeople who are curious are likely to expose themselves to negative space ergo likely to be inspired 3 Analysis of big data offers super human inspiration at the cusp of negative space 4 Forecast markets and technologies so as to receive the right inspiration from the right negative space easier said that done 1 10 uestions 1 NA This book was interesting overall I enjoyed reading how things were invented although that wasn t the oint of the book It was satisfying to find out that a LARGE ENOUGH NUMBER OF PEOPLE DOING THE SAME THING enough number of eople doing the same thing and over the chance of an improvement being invented by one or of these Wie war das noch? Schulwissen, neu aufpoliert people is very high I felt that the book was not that substantive Lots of stories made the book really interesting to read I like how inventions Ound impossibleroblems to discover groundbreaking answers Pagan Kennedy reports on how these enduring methods can be adapted to the twenty first century as millions of us deploy tools like crowdfunding big data and 3 D Hidden Boundaries printing to find hidden opportunities     Inventology uses the stories of inventors and surprising research to reveal the steps thatroduce innovation As Kennedy argues Nd the history and causes are laid out and examined When I hear things that change the world I don t think of suirt guns Delving into the uestion of how innovators invent I found this to be super fascinating content that is very well resented For me one of the most interesting aspects of the book is the aradigm shift we ve seen from invention genius being only the realm of well funded corporate think tanks to the open system method of today s crowd sourced internet age The fact that the modern tinkerer has access to resources and tools in their garage than the elite engineers of the 1960 S Bell Labs Is Mind Blowing The Bell Labs is mind blowing The take away for me was the emphasis on successful inventors ha I see this book as a collection of articles he wrote before in new york times Ever wonder who started the name meme to show who your comment is meant forWhat about the wonderful guys who invented luggage with wheels And why exactly didn t someone invent it waaay back in the 60 s It wasn t like eople weren t traveling by air thenThese and other uestions will be answered by Pagan Kennedy as she takes you into the world of inventing Kennedy looks at inventing in a different way Not as an analysis of serendipity or the result of genus but rather as something even children in workhouses could do She looks into who invents and what environment are they in What do they face everyday that keeps them so focused through the discovery rocess She also goes beyond that to look at crowd sourcing and other social factorsShe ersonally divides the book up into 5 arts Problem Finding Discovery Strategy of Prophecy and Futuristic Thinking Connection of Ideas and finally EmpowermentI found this book entertaining and thrilling It was eye opening in this book entertaining and thrilling It was eye opening in sense that it gave me a structure and words to apply to the field of inventology And it was great to get the backstories on so many creations My very very favorite story was of the MIT teacher who works in Africa with her engineering students to create vastly important solutions to everyday roblems using very low tech designsFind out why frustration and repeated drudgery has to do with invention is a wonderful thingreview copy5th book of 201. Ecent advances in technology and communication have laced us at the cusp of a golden age; it's now ossible than ever before to transform ideas into actuality  Inventology is a must read for designers artists makers and anyone else who is curious about creativity By identifying the steps of the invention Nebular Sammelband 5 - Galaxis in Panik process Kennedy reveals the imaginative tools reuired to solve our most challengingroble.