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Inventology : how we dream up things that change the world / Pagan Kennedy.

Kennedy, Pagan, 1962- author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 609 KENNEDY (Text) 33946003106445 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 609 KEN (Text) 37323005250033 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544324008
  • ISBN: 0544324005
  • Physical Description: xvii, 270 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: "An Eamon Dolan book."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [227]-255) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: Problem finding -- Chapter 1: Martian Jet Lag -- Chapter 2: User-Inventors -- Chapter 3: Someone Else's Shoes -- Chapter 4: The Future of Feedback -- Part II: Discovery -- Chapter 5: Super-Encounters -- Chapter 6: Data Goggles -- Chapter 7: Building An Empire Out Of Nothing -- Part III: Prophecy -- Chapter 8: The Pong Effect -- Chapter 9: The Wayne Gretzy Game -- Chapter 10: The Mind's R&D Lab -- Chapter 11: How To Time-Travel -- Part IV: Connecting -- Chapter 12: The Go-Betweens -- Chapter 13: Zones Of Permission -- Chapter 14: Holistic Invention -- Part V: Empowerment -- Chapter 15: Paper Eyes -- Chapter 16: Tinkering With Education.
Summary, etc.: "The writer of the New York Times Magazine's popular "Who Made That?" column explains how better ideas enter the world, revealing the fabled "aha" moment to be the result of a series of steps anyone can apply to solve the problems we encounter in everyday life,"--NoveList.
Subject: Inventions > History.
Creative ability in technology.
Inventors > Biography.

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