Alan Kay Quote

Most creativity is a transition from one context into another where things are more surprising. There's an element of surprise, and especially in science, there is often laughter that goes along with the Aha. Art also has this element. Our job is to remind us that there are more contexts than the one that we're in — the one that we think is reality.


ACM Queue A Conversation with Alan Kay Vol. 2, No. 9 - Dec/Jan 2004-2005 - A Conversation with Alan Kay, 2004-05

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Most creativity is a transition from one context into another where things are more surprising. There's an element of surprise, and especially in...

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Most creativity is a transition from one context into another where things are more surprising. There's an element of surprise, and especially in...

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Most creativity is a transition from one context into another where things are more surprising. There's an element of surprise, and especially in...

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Most creativity is a transition from one context into another where things are more surprising. There's an element of surprise, and especially in...