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Nothing is new. Everything is derivative. We’re all building on what has gone before.

Look at Sir Isaac Newton (1642–1726). Physicist, astronomer, philosopher and author. A key figure in the scientific revolution. A great mathematician and one of the most influential scientists in history. Yet despite this glowing CV (resumé), he humbly said this of his work: “if I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of