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Brain is full. Connection to a particular talk -and I can't find it.


What I can remember is that the talk was by a male. He talked about how "back in the day" people gathered up in the bars/saloons, to have vigorous debates and fight about ideas. A memorable line I *can* recall (because it was so strong) was something about "this is the place that great ideas came to have (word rhymes with "hex", lol) together...


It was something about collaborative thought, invention and insight in the most historical sense of "salons" (the word has changed over the years) - then he went on to say how now, in current day society, we no longer have "salons" but "starbucks"---


That's about all I can recall at the minute, my plate is full, but I do need to go find it again.


Anyone remember which one this was?

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Found it! Thanks!


Where Good Ideas Come From


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.

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