Everything Builds on What Came Before | A Visual History of Human SenseMaking | From Cave Paintings to The World Wide Web

…  But most noteworthy of all is the way in which these diagrams bespeak an essential part of culture — the awareness that everything builds on what came before, that creativity is combinatorial, and that the most radical innovations harness the cross-pollination of disciplines.

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