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'You Are Wasting My Time': Why Limits on Connectivity Are Essential for Economies of Creativity

@inproceedings{Murphy2007YouAW,
  title={'You Are Wasting My Time': Why Limits on Connectivity Are Essential for Economies of Creativity},
  author={P. Murphy},
  year={2007}
}
This article explores ways in which the connectivity that enables the knowledge economy also constrains it. Knowledge economies prosper through inventing processes that save energy, time, and money. But the conception of the ideas that translate into these processes is time intensive. The paradox of invention is that you need to spend a lot of time in order to save even more time. Creative thinking is a solitary activity that requires focus over time and insulation from distraction. However… Expand
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