Innovation are rarely (if ever) the product of a single individual

At CT we constantly and tirelessly preach “Sharing Ideas & Innovation”, and we were super glad to come across this research work by Dr Michael Muthukrishna and Joseph Henrich

Here are a few quotes from the article:

We grow up learning about great inventions and scientific discoveries in history. These “lone geniuses” changed history through their individual brilliance, creativity, and tenacity. Right? Not exactly.Elisha Gray even filed a patent for the telephone on the same day as Alexander Graham Bell (leading to a protracted Supreme Court battle between the two men).

“Individuals with diverse cultural experiences have a wider range of ideas to draw on.”

“Societies benefit from making it safer for entrepreneurs to fail”

Enjoy the article here

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