Steven Johnson
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20 Questions: Steven Johnson
18 Oct 2010 // 10:46 PM

Pop thought guru Steven Johnson taps into neurobiology and pop culture -- with a few stops in-between -- to explore what fuels those "Eureka!" moments in his new book, Where Good Ideas Come From.

YouTube's Budget Travel Through Space & Time – Yours & Mine
7 Jun 2009 // 4:00 PM

I was momentarily freaked out that I was stuck in the afterglow of The Summer of Love for so long, but I trusted it, went with the synaptic flow, and discovered YouTube’s true power.


Soap, Candles, and Even the Humble Ice Cube Make Appearances in 'How We Got to Now'
16 Oct 2014 // 5:00 AM

From the first selfie to the importance of jazz musicians, Steven Johnson puts a few surprises into How We Got To Now.

The Invention of Air by Steven Johnson
18 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

All the evidence shows that Priestly possessed a great mind, capable of making innovative connections and leaps that led to profound changes in humankind's understanding of the world.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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