Archive For The “innovation” Category

Trade Shows Make You More Creative (If They’re Not Your Own Trade) | Creativity

By | August 26, 2013

“one of the creativity techniques that I recommend is to attend trade shows that are totally different from your own daily business. So I walked around and asked questions, and I learned all sorts of things that have no obvious benefit to me whatsoever…but paradoxically, these strange bits of information are the secret to creativity.

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nsf.gov – National Science Foundation (NSF) News – A View Inside the Science of Innovation – US National Science Foundation (NSF)

By | February 11, 2013

Innovation is defined by more than a single event or brilliant idea. It’s about a process, a series of steps that anyone from a garage tinkerer to a federally funded scientist can take to discover new solutions that meet pressing needs or that add valu…

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nsf.gov – National Science Foundation (NSF) News – A View Inside the Science of Innovation – US National Science Foundation (NSF)

By | February 11, 2013

Innovation is defined by more than a single event or brilliant idea. It’s about a process, a series of steps that anyone from a garage tinkerer to a federally funded scientist can take to discover new solutions that meet pressing needs or that add valu…

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How To Be a Polymath

By | December 22, 2012

Maybe ITRTs should do something like this.

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Why we crave creativity but reject creative ideas

By | September 27, 2011

Most people view creativity as an asset — until they come across a creative idea. That’s because creativity not only reveals new perspectives; it promotes a sense of uncertainty.

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Guest Blog: The Educational Value of Creative Disobedience

By | July 7, 2011

“The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done – men who are creative, inventive and discoverers” –Jean Piaget

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m.guardian.co.uk

By | November 21, 2010

It is Maeda's conviction that scientists need art and artists in their professional lives in order to invent and innovate successfully, and with a particular focus on education he has toured the world to promote the idea that government-approved &…

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