Lecture 1: Founding Myths, Assignments

Academic References

Bored and Brilliant: How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas

 

Where good ideas come from: Natural history of innovation

 

Intuition and creativity in psychotherapy

Practitioner References

Instagram

How Slack’s Founders Turned a Failed Video Game Into a Multibillion-Dollar Business Tool

 

How Twitter Was Founded

 

Founding of Instagram

https://techcrunch.com/2010/09/20/instagram/

https://techcrunch.com/2012/04/09/instagram-story-facebook-acquisition/

 

Small ideas

https://mixergy.com/interviews/mailfinch-paul-singh-interview/

 

Dropbox

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dropbox_(service)#History

 

Segment.io

https://www.indiehackers.com/podcast/032-peter-and-calvin-of-segment

https://techcrunch.com/2010/09/20/instagram/

https://techcrunch.com/2012/04/09/instagram-story-facebook-acquisition/

https://mixergy.com/interviews/mailfinch-paul-singh-interview/

https://www.fastcompany.com/40544277/the-glory-that-was-yahoo

https://www.inc.com/stewart-butterfield/how-slack-founders-turned-a-failed-video-game-into-a-multibillion-dollar-startup.html

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