I am really embarrassed that I had not seen that this was going to be on PBS, but I am so glad I am reading this book. I am a little under halfway through, and even though it is a quick read, the process of innovation floors me. I have not taken the time to truly understand what one discovery actually means in the scope of what occurs two centuries later. Philosophical question for each one of us: What have you done today that will have a lasting legacy on something or someone one hundred years from now? That to me is what this book is about!!!
Here is an interview with Steven Johnson that may be of interest to our readers.