Creativity & The Problem Of Perfection

Creativity & The Problem Of Perfection

  The following blog post is constructed from conversations between myself and my partner, Dr. Bruce Sawhill, Stanford educated theoretical physicist and mathematician. Creativity and the Problem with Perfection On February 8, 2020 while COVID-19 was evidently...
Creativity, Voltaire & The Fallacy Of Optimization

Creativity, Voltaire & The Fallacy Of Optimization

Creativity, Voltaire and the Fallacy of Optimization In a recent blog post, we talked about the Goldilocks Zone, a place where life and creativity can flourish, whether we’re talking about the conditions for life emerging on planets around other stars or the...
Creativity, Exaptation & The Light In Plato’s Cave

Creativity, Exaptation & The Light In Plato’s Cave

  In previous blog posts, we delved into the processes underlying creativity, pulling in stories from diverse sources including fairy tales and astrophysics, evolutionary biology, mathematics and physics and the cycle of the seasons. In our daily conversations at...
Creativity, The Artist’s Journey & The Goldilocks Zone

Creativity, The Artist’s Journey & The Goldilocks Zone

Creativity & The Goldilocks Zone Most of us remember the story of Goldilocks and her encounter with the three bears when she went for a perfectly innocent journey through a deep dark forest and came to an innocuous house whose door was wide open. Of course she...