Inventing Dumplings: The Joy and Frustration of Psychological Creativity

This Wondermark cartoon is an excellent example of “psychological creativity.”  It also captures the frustration of finding out that someone else already had the idea and is profiting from it. Also referred to as “mundane creativity” or “small c creativity”, this type of creativity involves generating a new idea, product or process that is new […]

Infovore Feeding on Sperm Whales Today

I have been (slowly) reading Moby Dick on my iPhone when I find myself bored or waiting in line for something. Recently, I watched the Encore movie adaptation of Moby Dick (Worth the watch. I recommend it) and was wondering how accurate the movie was in its visual representation of a sperm whale.  I wondered […]