December 10, 2019

Dean Kamen

I don’t have to invent anything… It’s out there somewhere if I can just find it and integrate it… Inventing is frustrating, it’s dangerous, it’s expensive, and inventors should avoid it whenever possible. Be a systems integrator.

From Code Name Ginger: The Story Behind Segway and Dean Kamen’s Quest to Invent a New World. He rants a lot about innovation, invention and systems thinking.

See also: Originals - How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant.

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