MegaMinds: How to Create and Invent in the Age of Google [NOOK Book]

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MegaMinds: How to Create and Invent in the Age of Google describes how people think creatively and how to use the computer clouds for more success. Steps and examples provide practical guidance for the reader’s projects. A number of people, industries, and development areas are discussed. Larry Kilham reviews the major thinkers such as da Vinci, Edison and Einstein and then moves on to the latest in computer-aided thinking. He reviews artificial intelligence and highlights its limitations and then goes on to ...
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MegaMinds: How to Create and Invent in the Age of Google

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Overview

MegaMinds: How to Create and Invent in the Age of Google describes how people think creatively and how to use the computer clouds for more success. Steps and examples provide practical guidance for the reader’s projects. A number of people, industries, and development areas are discussed. Larry Kilham reviews the major thinkers such as da Vinci, Edison and Einstein and then moves on to the latest in computer-aided thinking. He reviews artificial intelligence and highlights its limitations and then goes on to explore the possibilities offered by Google and Web-based intelligence.
Examples of MegaMinds at work are drawn from a wide variety of applications ranging from inventing birdfeeders to designing complex jumbo jets. Larry Kilham combines historical research, current laboratory studies using such modern techniques as fMRI, and his own experience as an inventor with several successful patents in complex areas. He offers pointers along the way for everyone from home inventors and technical problem solvers to research teams seeking to utilize the best in cognitive science and computer technology.
MegaMinds explains complex and current topics in engaging style that will appeal to everyone from casual readers to scientists and engineers. The book is profusely illustrated with detailed and color illustrations and a slide show.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982836316
  • Publisher: Lawrence Kilham
  • Publication date: 8/3/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,335,108
  • File size: 674 KB

Meet the Author

Larry Kilham comes from a family with over 120 patents over 3 generations. As a serial entrepreneur he has founded and sold three companies. He is a holder of three patents and was jointly awarded the IR-100 for developing one of the 100 most significant technical products in the USA. Larry has published in many technical journals and has addressed professional associations on a variety of technical developments.
Larry Kilham has degrees in engineering and management. Currently he is a corporate director and is involved with several Santa Fe institutes focused on creativity and complexity. In 2001 he published Great Idea to a Great Company: Making Inventions Pay.
For more information about Larry Kilham, visit his blog at larrykilham.com and this book’s site at larrykilhambooks.com.
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