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This Isn’t A Meritocracy

I recently listened to a TED talk that asked the question, “Where do good ideas come from?” I think the default response is that good ideas come from libraries, universities, laboratories, etc. But the speaker argued that this is not the case. The speaker stated that coffee shops are the birthplace of good ideas. It is a community of people getting work done and/or talking to each other with the aid of a stimulant. What I think is most important is the fact that people are talking. In this field I often encounter people with a sense of entitlement,.. 

I recently listened to a TED talk that asked the question, “Where do good ideas come from?” I think the default response is that good ideas come from libraries, universities, laboratories, etc. But the speaker argued that this is not the case. The speaker stated that coffee shops are the birthplace of good ideas. It is a community of people getting work done and/or talking to each other with the aid of a stimulant. What I think is most important is the fact that people are talking. In this field I often encounter people with a sense of entitlement,..

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