The Secret to Creativity, Intelligence and Scientific Thinking

Found this article and really like these snippets:

Every artist gets asked the question, “Where do you get your ideas?”

The honest artist answers, “I steal them.”

And

Every new idea is just a mashup or a remix of one or more previous ideas.

And

If you’re looking for advice on creating more connections between the knowledge you have (and collecting even more knowledge), Kleon’s book is a great place to start. He offers suggests like:

  • carry a notebook everywhere

  • read a lot

  • keep a scratch file

http://blog.bufferapp.com/connections-in-the-brain-understanding-creativity-and-intelligenceconnections

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2 thoughts on “The Secret to Creativity, Intelligence and Scientific Thinking

  1. wigginswordsandimages July 22, 2014 at 7:13 pm Reply

    One of my favorite quotes relating to this is from T.S. Eliot: “Talent borrows. Genius steals.”

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