Wednesday, 2 July 2014
"The act of creativity is surrounded by a fog of myths ....Creativity is not magic, it happens by applying ordinary tools of thought to existing materials"
This is the start of an excellent video, part 3 in the series "Everything is a remix"
The key point is that innovations are built on existing knowledge, and on a through grounding in "what is known". The major breakthroughs come from connection and perfection, rather than creation.