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A series of playing cards with ideas printed on them that
connected such that they can be splayed out one at a
forming a row showing the top card first, then
cards until they're all laid out in line.
The first card at the top of the deck shows an original
led to the invention of another related idea. Below
that is the next related idea in the chain and so on.
A very short example just to get the idea being the
telegraph leading to the telephone, leading to the
internet. So top card shows the telegraph, pull out the
card beneath it, telephone, beneath that, steps leading
Rather than spending hours reading and studying, just
out your Nestled Telescoping Idea deck and get the idea
The physical connection between the cards is based on
those novelty decks that allow you to to shuffling tricks
without any skill. Didn't find a link, maybe later.
||Inevitably, there will have to be a set which covers the development of Nestled Telescoping Idea Cards, along with a detailed explanation of the concept of recursion.
||<wonders if he has accidentally created the successor to 'snowglobes'. Decides not to ask, for fear or starting a new round of snowglobe ideas.>
||Hmm. Snowglobes eh? Nestled snowglobes. Ok, I'll put it up.
||Thanks for the great idea Max!