Appreciate the variety of models shown and explained to spur innovation.
See on www.boardofinnovation.com
Say goodnight to the dream that education, journalism, scientific evidence, or reason can provide the tools that people need in order to make good decisions.
Loyalty trumps it all, eh? Fascinating read. I wonder what impact this has on people expressing their creativity – what’s your thought?
"[People] who are otherwise very good at math may totally flunk a problem that they would otherwise probably be able to solve, simply because giving the right answer goes against their political beliefs.”
See on www.alternet.org
MELBOURNE — Inspired by the humble cardboard box, a Melbourne toy company has found a way to encourage creativity in young children.
Mr. PotatoHead for boxes. This toy inspires children to create together in collaboration. Notice how the toy maker uses toy packaging to enable exploration rather than have the package go to waste (as in many toys).
See on www.smartplanet.com
Do you remember playing pretend when you were a child? A stick became a sword while a playground became a castle. This ability to use your imagination persists when people create art, invent tools and think scientifically.
The purpose of this research is to program machines. Will our creative freedoms be further restricted or enabled by this?
“Our findings move us closer to understanding how the organization of our brains sets us apart from other species and provides such a rich internal playground for us to think freely and creatively,” said Alex Schlegel, the lead author of the paper, in a news release. “Understanding these differences will give us insight into where human creativity comes from and possibly allow us to recreate those same creative processes in machines.”
See on www.scienceworldreport.com
Imagine relieving yourself from having to remember numbers, places, names, etc. What effect if any do you feel this might have on people’s creativity?
See on m.fastcompany.com
This article lists behviours associated with creativity.
Have you found ones that match your personality?
See on www.huffingtonpost.com
A nonprofit group that teaches business skills in low-income schools says its programs lead participants to graduate and attain higher degrees
With the lack of jobs on the horizon, and innovation incubators entering communities, it would be helpful to provide entrepreneurial skills to everyone as a basic literacy.
My two cents? Make sure student’s capacities for generating new ideas, making new decisions and taking new actions for new outcomes are also supported and encouraged.
See on www.businessweek.com