It seems only fitting that aiCIO’s Industry Innovation Awards should coincide with a new book on the origins of innovation— Steven Johnson’s Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation. It’s an elusive—though fitting—topic for Johnson, a polymaths intellectual and bestselling author along the lines of E.O. Wilson and Malcolm Gladwell, whose career has swung between his own good ideas (Everything Bad Is Good for You, Emergence) and enlightening examinations of the good ideas of others (The Ghost Map and The Invention of Air, about the discovery of the waterborne theory of disease, and of oxygen, respectively).  Read more here