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by Maria Popova What Dostoevsky has to do with the hunchback of Notre Dame, Muhammad Ali, and dandelions. As a firm believer in combinatorial creativity , I’m always interested in the ecosystem of influences and how we honor those who inspire us .
by Maria Popova 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 the wonderful Creative Mornings free lecture series masterminded by my studiomate Tina of Swiss Miss fame.
by Maria Popova “To be perfectly original one should think much and read little, and this is impossible, for one must have read before one has learnt to think.” What a magical Rube Goldberg machine of discovery literature is — the original “inter-net,” if you will, with the allusions, citations, and references in one work opening doors to countless others.
by Maria Popova “The true novelist, poet, musician, or artist is really a discoverer.”
by Maria Popova “Beyond the age of information is the age of choices.”
by Maria Popova
January 2006 To do something well you have to like it.
By CARL ZIMMER
Writer Carl Zimmer had a thought-provoking book review in The Wall Street Journal over the weekend.
Hype cycle A hype cycle is a graphic representation of the maturity, adoption and social application of specific technologies . The term was coined by Gartner, Inc. [ 1 ]