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Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity

Networked Knowledge and Combinatorial Creativity | Creactivity | Scoop.it
Why creativity is like LEGO, or what Richard Dawkins has to do with Susan Sontag and Gandhi.

In May, I had the pleasure of speaking at th
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creativity is combinatorial, that nothing is entirely original, that everything builds on what came before, and that we create by taking existing pieces of inspiration, knowledge, skill and insight that we gather over the course of our lives and recombining them into incredible new creations [...]  The idea that in order for us to truly create and contribute to the world, we have to be able to connect countless dots, to cross-pollinate ideas from a wealth of disciplines, to combine and recombine these pieces and build new castles. Kind of LEGOs. The more of these building blocks we have, and the more diverse their shapes and colors, the more interesting our castles will become. " ~ Amazing reading!

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Architects’ challenge: Building ideas with LEGO bricks!

Architects’ challenge: Building ideas with LEGO bricks! | Creactivity | Scoop.it
LEGO bricks to discover more about architecture and about architects’ mind and perception of reality. [Paesaggio Urbano 5-6/2012] The relation between LEGO and Architecture is a longstanding ...
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Thinking with hands, stimulating creative and lateral thinking, overcoming traditional stories and connecting thoughts and concepts in a brand new way produces interviews and content which is especially rich and deep, both because of the underlying cognitive processes and because of the unexpected expressive freedom people experience, being liberated by the formal linguistic structures and being free to think at another level, the metaphorical one, where the model becomes the mean to delve into their concepts and reality. 

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