Category Archive for 'creativity'

ordinary everyday life

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

“The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources” …Einstein had remarked. However R.K. Narayan seemed to differ in this aspect…


Sunday, August 20th, 2006

badideaophobia: the fear of bad ideas 😉 If we have it then its probably a good time to lose it… This is an email from a friend from several years ago that I’ve always treasured, and am reposting it here again in the wake of so many idea related posts off late. Got an email […]

trying to see

Monday, August 7th, 2006

Happened to go through half a day’s training undertaken by Enable India a few months ago, this is a long procrastinated writeup. It was a training on training blind people on computer literacy. Its important to understand the people one is working with.

some ideas about the Mahabharatha

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

I’m no authority on all this, I’m just summarising what I’ve so far learnt and understood from various sources. I think the Mahabharatha can be seen at many different levels. At one level, its a story – someone kills someone, someone takes an oath to not do that, someone plots against someone, someone else sticks […]

creative way of representing creativity

Saturday, October 8th, 2005

There are a lot of nice things out here on this site which I get regularly from their mailing list. But this particular one on creativity really got to me. (It includes music as well).

nine dot puzzle – the solution (er… not exactly…)

Thursday, June 23rd, 2005

Prerequisite: See [nine dot puzzle]( More than the solution to the [nine dot puzzle]( , the struggle involved in solving it is what really matters – the point is that it’s a clear demonstration of the fundamental folly of all of humanity, regardless of race, intellect or era.

The Holistic Theory of Learning

Friday, April 22nd, 2005

(The Whole Is More Than The Sum Of The Parts


James R. melton

how to be creative

Monday, February 14th, 2005

Excerpt: So you want to be more creative, in art, in business, whatever. Here are some tips that have worked for me over the years

can art be learnt?

Thursday, February 10th, 2005

A discussion thread on art and learning… of course there’s also a certain amount of science of human nature involved – whether a person can learn to something (in this case, draw) very well irrespective of whether he has talent or not.

holistic theory

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2004

Sometimes I end up posting some links related to some particular topic, and I am asked by some who mail me, not in any offensive way but out of curiosity, where I find endless hours of time to google for such links. Since I have heard this enough number of times, I thought of explaining […]