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The 'eureka moment' matters in innovation, but not as much as what comes after

America has long fixated on the story of the “eureka moment” when a new invention is created.

But Derek Thompson, staff writer at The Atlantic says what happens after the moment of invention is what really matters for progress. He joins Here & Now‘s Robin Young.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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