The Humanities are the why
In the quest for social change and innovation, it is the “why” that is more powerful than the how.
Why of individuals, the why of organisations and the why of systems and society.
The sciences are the “how,” and the humanities are the “why” — why are we here, why do we believe in the things we believe in. I don’t think you can have the “how” without the “why.” - George Lucas
The heart of the matter
H/T - Brain Pickings
The need for diverse experiences
A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. They don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear
The Metaphor of LEGO for creativity
I frequently use LEGO as a metaphor for combinatorial creativity — if we only have bricks of one shape, size, and color, what we build with them