From: The New York Times

Eureka? Yes, Eureka!

The New York Times:

In the commencement address he delivered at Harvard last month, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, warned the graduating students not to trust the story of innovation that Hollywood promotes — namely, “the idea of a single eureka moment” in which a lone thinker has a groundbreaking epiphany. He characterized this idea as “a dangerous lie” that discourages real creativity.

“You know what else movies get wrong about innovation?” Mr. Zuckerberg added. “No one writes math formulas on glass. That’s not a thing.”

Actually, that is a thing, although sometimes people carve their formulas in stone if there isn’t any glass to write on.

Read the whole story: The New York Times

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