Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on creativity and its embeddedness with environment.

"Creativity must, in the last analysis, be seen not as something happening within a person but in the relationships within a system" "An idea or product that deserves the label creative arises from the synergy of many sources and not only from the mind of a single person. It is easier to enhance creativity by changing conditions … Continue reading Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi on creativity and its embeddedness with environment.

The logic of exploitation Vs logic of exploration.

The logic of exploitation(CAT, GRE, etc.) is given primacy to select someone to work for logic of exploration(Research). Given the fact that the former task can be done better by computers, I don't know about the relevance of its continued glamourification in the future. https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1306231813266833409?s=20 https://twitter.com/johnywrites/status/1306233644986429441?s=20

Kishore Mahbubani talks about his book “Has China Won?”

Three things which i find interesting about this interview: American decline after Ronald Reagan era structural change: Half the American population have a declining standard of living since 1989 . US at the same time is living under the delusional ideological certainty (American Exceptionalism) that when a thriving democracy takes-on a geopolitical struggle against a … Continue reading Kishore Mahbubani talks about his book “Has China Won?”