Friday, May 18, 2012

"Human Friction Makes Sparks"

This NPR podcast about creativity discusses how the late Steve Jobs created creative sparks at Pixar.  The speaker in the podcast is Jonah Lehrer authored "Imagine: How Creativity Works"

Interesting that alpha waves are conducive to producing creative moments.  Think about those alpha waves, increased by relaxation crossing with remix culture (Lessig) and participatory culture (Shirky).  Now recognize the current generation when they are relaxed after school, congregating together online and offline, creating sparks, creating media, remixing media.

Will Millennials be able to generate the solutions to problems no one fathom now before the paradigm shifts or as one author has said, there is a punctuation point in history.  Listen to the thoughts of Will Steffen's...

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