How Invention Begins: Echoes of Old Voices in the Rise of New Machinesby John H. Lienhard
Inventionthat single leap of a human mind that gives us all we create. Yet we make a mistake when we call a telephone or a light bulb an invention, says John Lienhard. In truth, light bulbs, airplanes, steam enginesthese objects are the end results, the fruits, of vast aggregates of invention. They are not invention itself.
In How Invention Begins,
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