Three Principles Behind All Tools || Take me back to the main ToolKit page || || Take me back to the DirectedCreativity Home page || There are many tools for creative thinking in the literature... Edward de Bono presents 13 tools in his book Serious Creativity Grace McGartland has 25 tips and techniques in Thunderbolt Thinking(TM) Arthur VanGundy covers 29 tools in Idea Power Michael Michalko describes 34 techniques in Thinkertoys Roger von Oech has 64 methods in his Creative Whack Pack Koberg and Bagnall give guidance on 67 tools in The Universal Traveler James Higgins tops them all with his book 101 Creative Problem Solving Techniques. While there is overlap among these compilations, there are at least 250 unique tools in these seven books.
How to Use 43 Folders A very simple guide to leaving here quickly so you can get back to making something awesome. Ask yourself… Why am I here right now instead of making something cool on my own? What’s the barrier to me starting that right now? This is not an insult or put-down. It’s a useful question. Why Is No One Interested in Vagina Size? It’s no secret: We are obsessed with penis and testicle size. Lately, we’re especially fond of evolutionary explanations for why penises and testicles are as large as they are, and why they’re shaped the way they’re shaped. It’s an obsession that extends from the ivory towers of academia on down. You’ve probably seen the articles by now. They follow a similar pattern in which penis size — often girth, rather than length — is an arms race in which the biggest or most innovatively shaped penis wins the evolutionary prize of passing on its owner’s genes to the next generation.
Executive Summary How much new information is created each year? Newly created information is stored in four physical media print, film, magnetic and optical and seen or heard in four information flows through electronic channels telephone, radio and TV, and the Internet. This study of information storage and flows analyzes the year 2002 in order to estimate the annual size of the stock of new information recorded in storage media, and heard or seen each year in information flows. Where reliable data was available we have compared the 2002 findings to those of our 2000 study (which used 1999 data) in order to describe a few trends in the growth rate of information. Print, film, magnetic, and optical storage media produced about 5 exabytes of new information in 2002. Ninety-two percent of the new information was stored on magnetic media, mostly in hard disks.
Personality Tests By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. All of our psychological quizzes below are free, and most are based upon scientific research. Creative Techniques This A to Z of Creativity and Innovation Techniques, provides an introduction to a range of tools and techniques for both idea generation (Creativity) and converting those ideas into reality (Innovation). Like most tools these techniques all have their good and bad points. I like to think of these creativity and innovation techniques as tools in a toolbox in much the same way as my toolbox at home for DIY. It has a saw, spanner, hammer, knife and all sorts of other things in it, they are all very useful, but you have to pick the right tool (creativity / Innovation technique) for each job. This site will try and provide a little guidance along with each tool to let you know whether it's best used for cutting paper or putting in nails. For the future, the aim is to also have sub-categories which will identify Techniques for;
3 Ingredients For Accessing Your Creative Genius You are able to do a certain set of things better than anyone else. This is your core genius. It is your original brand of brilliance. www.theworkathomewoman By Holly Reisem Hanna Where has this school year gone?! In the next couple of weeks my daughter will be out of school and summer will be upon us. Was Eric Schmidt Wrong About the Historical Scale of the Internet? Last August we quoted outgoing Google CEO Eric Schmidt saying "There was 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing." RJMetrics co-founder and CEO Robert J. Moore calls tk. According to Moore, a more honest quote would have been "23 Exabytes of information was recorded and replicated in 2002.
Human mind , soul and spirit Pat wrote:"The forum for talks about the intangible universe, the human mind, and the soul"I am very curious about what other people think the human mind is and what the soul is and spirit . Are they the same or different? What do they mean to you? How closely attached are they to the human body, if at all? Get Creative! Creative-Inspiring People, Places & Things on Creativity-Portal.com Home : Get Creative! Creative-Inspiring People, Places & Things We often find our richest sources of inspiration through our experiences with other people, places, and things. Here is a listing of sections on the Creativity Portal that will open the door of creative inspiration to you! Inspiring Sections on the Creativity Portal
8 tips to make your life more surprising — from a “Surprisologist” A closeup of Tania Luna, with glow stick. Photo: James Duncan Davidson In today’s talk, Tania Luna shares her experience of immigrating to the United States from Ukraine as a little girl. Perfectly happy with her family’s outhouse and with chewing a single piece of Bazooka gum for a week, Luna found herself blown away by the wonders of her new country. 8 Inches of Dark Chocolate Cock Filled With...by United Indecent Pleasures The first product from new erotic brand United Indecent Pleasures is an eight-inch chocolate penis that oozes fondant cream. The filling comes in six fruit and ￼liqueur flavours, and there's a firmer chocolate fondant in the base. The company was founded by publicist Angelica de Millet, who met graphic designer David Ruiz and architect-turned-chocolatier Michel Laline while working at Laline's company Chocolat Factory. Chocolat Factory produced the chocolate moustaches that were bestsellers at our Christmas pop-up The Temporium. Apparently they're working on chocolate breasts next. More about chocolate on Dezeen »More about sex on Dezeen »