Can Creativity Be Automated?

Can Creativity Be Automated?

The topic of artificial intelligence taking over the world has been something fiction writers have been talking about for years. But should we be worried about robots taking over our jobs? I mean, they are already capable of cleaning our floors, like the Roomba, and...
Inventor Makes Old Idea New Again

Inventor Makes Old Idea New Again

Inventor and pediatric nurse Ann Moore proved that you can make an old idea new again. It was during her time in the Peace Corps in West Africa that she first saw mothers carrying their babies around on their backs in fabric harnesses. The babies seemed very content...
Conceptual Thinking and Creative Note Taking

Conceptual Thinking and Creative Note Taking

Anyone who has seen my office and the piles of hand-written notes on legal pads, in the backs of books, on scraps of paper and napkins, and on various Post-it notes stuck to the wall would probably label me a bit kooky. So, I’m glad to hear that a recent study...
Do Creative People Think Highly of Themselves?

Do Creative People Think Highly of Themselves?

A recent study on creativity showed that people who are highly creative tend to score low on tests of humility and honesty. After spending most of my life in the entertainment industry and being surrounded by creative people, I’ve run into plenty who thought...
Why Kids are so Creative

Why Kids are so Creative

Today I spoke at the Girl Scout Conference on the topic of women inventors and women innovators and I saw firsthand why kids are so creative. The session was sponsored by the people at THQ who make the U Draw Game Tablet for the Nintento wii.   Then the Girl...