Conference Saturdays: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes
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Conference Saturdays: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes

Thinkertoys is described as a handbook of creative-thinking techniques. One technique that appears early in the book introduces white spaces as treasure troves of creative inspiration. It’s kind of like creative steganography rather than a covert channel. I was reminded of Thinkertoys when watching a TED Talk from William Noel last week. Mr. Noel tells the […]

Content-rich white spaces: the steganography of communication
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Content-rich white spaces: the steganography of communication

In Thinkertoys: A handbook of creative-thinking techniques, author Michael Michalko spends a fair bit of time making the case for looking at the white spaces in your projects and activities — the parts of our lives and work that we often overlook — to stimulate creative thinking. It’s almost as though the coloured sections are […]