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“Where Good Ideas Come From.” TEDGlobal 2010. Jul. 2010. Conference Presentation.
Source: "Where Good Ideas Come From." TEDGlobal 2010. Jul. 2010. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from author Steven Johnson's 2010 TED Talk about how good ideas come about. In the context of this Talk, the quote means that people don't come up with great innovations due to pure luck; people who collaborate with other thinkers are the ones who are able to develop influential ideas and solutions. Watch the full TED Talk here: Steven Johnson - Where Good Ideas Come From