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Archimedes' Bathtub: The Art and Logic of Breakthrough Thinking

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From Archimedes' discovery of the principle of water displacement while taking a bath to Einstein's Theory of Relativity, from Brunelleschi's development of perspective drawing to the Impressionist revolution, from the taming of fire to the creation of the laser, "breakthrough thinking" -- that is, a sudden, seemingly unaccountable moment of inspiration -- has shaped and a ...more
Hardcover, 292 pages
Published August 30th 2000 by W. W. Norton & Company (first published August 2000)
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Perkins produce alcuni suggerimenti per imparare a pensare creativamente. Lo fa esponendo implicitamente la procedura di ricerca di soluzioni entro un paesaggio di ricerca che si applica negli algoritmi di ottimizazione (come algoritmi genetici, annealing simulato ed altri). Secondo il motto di Pasteur, secondo cui la fortuna aiuta solo chi è preparato a coglierla.
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Not the easiest book yo read, but worth it for he insights!
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