Keynote from the 2011 Strata New York conference.
The first person to conceive of something is usually not the first. They're the first to re-conceive at a point where the current technology caught up to someone else's idea. We're at a point today where many old ideas are being reinvented. Hear why looking to the past, beyond your core field of interest, is worthwhile.
Video can be found at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qv0yF47L8WE
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