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Asimov on Creativity

http://www.technologyreview.com/view/531911/isaac-asimov-mulls-how-do-people-get-new-ideas/ Isaac Asimov October 20, 2014 Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas? Note from Arthur Obermayer, friend of the author: In 1959, I worked as a scientist at Allied Research Associates in Boston. The company was an … Continue reading

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Hacking & Creativity

From The Word Hacker by Paul Graham:  To add to the confusion, the noun “hack” also has two senses. It can be either a compliment or an insult. It’s called a hack when you do something in an ugly way. … Continue reading

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John Cleese on Creativity

Genius Video by John Cleese on how to be creative Excerpts from BrainPickings on the 5 factors that drive creativity:  Space (“You can’t become playful, and therefore creative, if you’re under your usual pressures.”) Time (“It’s not enough to create … Continue reading

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Threshold theory & Creativity

Secrets of the Creative Brain http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/06/secrets-of-the-creative-brain/372299/ But despite the implications of the title Genetic Studies of Genius, the Termites’ high IQs did not predict high levels of creative achievement later in life. Only a few made significant creative contributions to society; … Continue reading

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