Ideas make new ideas


Matt Ridley: When ideas have sex
July 2010
http://www.ted.com/talks/matt_ridley_when_ideas_have_sex.html

At TEDGlobal 2010, author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas. It’s not important how clever individuals are, he says; what really matters is how smart the collective brain is.

Matt Ridley argues that, through history, the engine of human progress and prosperity has been, and is, “ideas having sex with each other.”

http://www.rationaloptimist.com

What Happens When Ideas Have Sex?
June 06, 2012
http://www.npr.org/2012/06/08/154452486/what-happens-when-ideas-have-sex

The Motley Fool: Author Matt Ridley
May 16, 2003
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1266671

Human genome …  they are mining it for information like there’s no tomorrow

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13 January 2020
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00062-z

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