Unformatted text preview: ften ask what is “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when growing up.” Picaso < /= 8 $A playful attitude is very important Little concern of the “rules,” practicality or being wrong Mental back burner:
Perspective: let ideas percolate The seed continues to grow Approach with different assumptions More information becomes available
The transfer of knowledge from one area into another is obvious, why not practiced? Specialization! Specialization which is the order of the day is dangerous to creative thinking Cross-disciplinary areas: microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), product design, and information technology.
" > ; 01 Attitude: ideas are waiting to be discovered Make time to explore Write down good ideas Resources and ideas are right in front # >4
Jean Fabre studies tent caterpillars Observation: they tend to follow the leader in one long single file Experiment: Lead them to a flower pot - % Tradition is strong, Dice are cubical. Let us Invent a dice that is not cubical! Requirements:
Regular shape for equal probability of the side coming up Stop rolling in definite positions with the number up Must have six number because games are designed for it & Will keep rolling to delay the game. The top may be between numbers and will result in arguments This traditional thinking is influenced by the past => what is it? We don’t have to have any conclusions about how creative you can be… !...
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- Spring '09
- Mechanical Engineering, Karthik Ramani School of Mechanical Engineering School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, artistic Deductive thinking, Mary Lou Cook