Memetic Barium & The Languages Of Creativity

Memetic Barium & The Languages Of Creativity

Memetic Barium & The Languages Of Creativity   By now you are used to this blog taking you to strange and unusual places. This one is no exception. Today’s “out there” concept is the idea of “memetic barium.” It combines two wildly disparate ideas to generate...
Art & Complexity

Art & Complexity

Art & Complexity Bruce and I were interviewed on the topic of Art & Complexity on the Jim Rutt Show. Catch the podcast episode HERE.      Excerpts From The Jim Rutt Show Interview   Jim: Nancy and Bruce have collaborated in thinking about the...
Creativity Poised At The Ragged Edge

Creativity Poised At The Ragged Edge

Creativity Poised At The Ragged Edge, Life Poised At The Edge Of Impossible   There is a thesis that I’ve been circling around for some time in these blog posts.   It reminds me of an old standard riposte to make to someone who talks endlessly without...
Construction, Deconstruction & Creativity

Construction, Deconstruction & Creativity

Construction, Deconstruction & Creativity   The last two weeks have been challenging here at the homestead in Santa Cruz, California. A rampaging wildfire ignited by a freak dry lightning storm burned fully one-quarter of the land area of the County, about...
Scaffolding The Complexity of Creativity

Scaffolding The Complexity of Creativity

Scaffolding The Complexity of Creativity   Several months ago, when COVID-19 was exploding across the world, we wrote on the topic of Hysteresis, Hysteria, and History, with the premise that one of the characteristics of complex systems is a kind of...