Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Why Did I Not Think of That?

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I am often amazed by ideas, points of view, new insights, writings and innovations that others come up with. I keep asking myself, “why did I not think of that”? So I did a little thinking and came up with this preliminary list: Do I see what most of the others miss? If I do, […]

Ideas, Creativity, Innovation

Steven Pinker: Human Intelligence

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In this TED Talk,  Steven Pinker talks about the way we use words, how we learn, and how we relate to others. Human Intelligence consists of: A repertoire of concepts (objects, space, time, causation, intention) useful in social, knowledge intensive species A process of metaphorical abstraction: conceptual structure bleached of its content, applied to new […]