Simultaneous inventions 🔧
- The fact that more than one person stumbled upon a similar discovery or invention suggests that the time is just about right for the idea to spread its wing and take flight.
- Nature doesn’t just throw away brilliant ideas just like that, it usually does so when it’s ready to facilitate its evolution.
Here are some uncanny instances of simultaneous inventions —
Check more examples at this link.
Something similar happened this last decade with Ledger Systems and Distributed Consensus.
Satoshi Nakamoto came up with the Bitcoin paper, A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.
Vitalik Buterin describes Ethereum in a white paper, and brings programmability to blockchain.
There’s clearly a pattern here.
Although we cannot make any predictions, we can definitely see that the world didn't remain the same after these inventions.