creativity

Sex and Creativity. Is There a Connection? Study Shows Number of Sexual Partners Corresponds to Creative Output.

Creative people are fun. Creative people are likeable. But many creative minds are unorganized and sometimes deficient in handling complex logic. Some creative minds are highly analytical too, although the processing was sort of in the back and you don’t see it.

 

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Tangible Interaction - First of Its Kind

I'm gobsmacked. I totally love where technology and creativity is going. Case in point - a totally new company called "Tangible Interaction" which proclaims on its website that it is one of the first of its kind worldwide. "Tangible Interaction Design creates full-on sensory experiences people can interact with in the everyday physical world."

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Innovators Are the New Untouchables

In an op-ed piece for the New York Times, Thomas Friedman riffs on American economic competitiveness and the state of our nation's educational system. Friedman suggests that companies are once again placing a premium on innovators and out-of-the-box thinkers:

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Truths about Creativity

This article was originally written for Yanko Design (YD). As I know that there are some Design Sojourn readers don’t really frequent YD, I thought it would make sense to republished a record of the article here. I do hope you enjoy reading it, and I’m looking forward to all your comments.

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Crowdsourcing Is Spreading Like Wildfire. Creativity May Get Commoditized. Seriously

Here's a great post from fellow CP+Ber Colin Drummond:

Only the latest of many, many examples.

 

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Daydreaming Key to Creativity


When I want to solve a problem or come up with a creative idea, I usually sit down and think about it. This could be the wrong strategy, according to University of British Columbia psychology professor Kalina Christoff. The UBC prof is an expert in the unlikely subject of daydreaming, and has released findings that our brains are MORE activated than normal when we let them wander:

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Neuroarchitecture Gets More Attention

by: Roger Dooley

My 2005 post, Neuroarchitecture Next Buzzword, was more premature than prescient. In the ensuing years, the idea that neuroscience had anything to offer architects received little public attention. Now, however, the field is again in the public eye.

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Designers May Not Be the Ones that Can Save Industries. But Designers Are Capable of Transforming Cities beyond the Industrial Age.

by: Idris Mootee

If you think business is competitive, think about cities. Every city is struggling to find innovative ways to heighten their creative energy and transform their cities to a post industrial age era. One of them is Seoul, it has an ambitious plan to transform into the “Soul of Asia, a city of design and culture”, reflecting the total change in mindset from a dour, industrial age city.

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Understand the Yin and Yang of the Truly Creative Mind

by: Idris Mootee

My first blog post last year was “Your New Year Resolution-Unlock Your Creative Mind”, so I decided to start this year with another post on the “creative” mind. There are lots of myths around what is the "creative class" and how they are often associated with jobs linked to design which is absolutely not the case. You can be very creative but never trained in any design discipline.

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Business (Strategy) Books Lack Creativity...

by: Alexander Osterwalder

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