Creative Industries and Singularity? I don’t think so.
If you talk to someone who has been alive and conscious during the eighties and tell them about the recent popularity of Raymond Kurzweil’s idea of “technological singularity,” the response you get is usually: “You must be kidding, the guy’s a total nutcase!” And they have got good reason to be surprised as the man [...]
Serendipity: Creative Process between Accident and Sagacity
The notion of serendipity is quickly becoming an important reference for the creative industries as well as for our innovation-obsessed economy in general. This is remarkable as it was originally conceived in the middle of the 18th century within literary circles where it led its marginal existence until very recently. The term ‘serendipity’ was coined [...]