Oregon Experiment – Book review

I was pleased that the third book in Christopher Alexander’s series centres upon Cambridge as an example of the ‘Timeless Way of Building’. I live in Cambridge and perhaps there is no coincidence that a…

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Scaling Creativity and Wisdom

This is the first draft of our interpretation of how one can scale wisdom, knowledge-seeking, creativity and beauty at various levels In our own experience, even as a triad, nothing really moved until we had…

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The Creative Search Space

This is a summary of the book, ‘Why Greatness Cannot Be Planned – The Myth of the Objective’ by Kenneth Stanley and Joel Lehman, with my own interpretation converted into heuristics that we can use.…

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Considerations to encourage Creativity

https://www.fastcompany.com/90711011/5-things-to-consider-that-encourage-creativity-but-dont-devolve-into-chaos Key points: Some similarity here to ‘Restrictions set you free’ by Derek Rivers: https://sive.rs/restr

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Avoiding the Einstellung Effect

https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/be-more-innovative-creative-better-solutions-research-how-to-solve-problems-more-effectively.html

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Creativity: Generate for the Long Term

Generate a creative tension I recently discovered the interesting teaching of Peter Senge, an American systems scientist who is a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, co-faculty at the New England Complex…

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Creativity as a Search

It’s useful to think of achievement as a process of discovery – as if searching through all the possibilities for the one we want. Not like searching for a sock in the laundary, but more…

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