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    Science of Insight?!

    Just thought this was worth posting for general enjoyment. Just 100% quality television, BBC is best. Its a great and fun investigation into how we get creative, loved it. Watch it if you can!

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    Shame it's not available since I'm outside of the UK :/
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    o dear... is it blocked or something?? BBC has a licence fee so no ads, never thought it could/would extend to internet.. how naiive of me!
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    FLTK: "The most fun you can have with your clothes on."

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    BBC has never been widely available out of the UK, we can only listen to BBC radio.

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    thats a downer... whenever i have been abroad i mainly like local media, so never knew that, definitely never considered it from internet perspective, of course there is always bbc world service - so at least you have the cricket! whacking the new zealand boys at the moment ... sorry iMalc .. ;->
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    So mind-wandering does boosts creativity. This backs up the speculation that some of Einstein's best works came when he was still working as a patent clerk doing menial repetitive tasks. Also Srinivasa Ramanjuan is another notable example.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevesmithx View Post
    So mind-wandering does boosts creativity. This backs up the speculation that some of Einstein's best works came when he was still working as a patent clerk doing menial repetitive tasks. Also Srinivasa Ramanjuan is another notable example.
    Agreed.. None of my best insights have been conscious. They sort of appear in my head, and I have to work backwards from them to figure out how I realized it.
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    //{
    	if (a) do { f( b); } while(1);
    	else   do { f(!b); } while(1);
    //}

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