177 RR Creativity and Technology

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    03:40 – Cartooning

    04:39 – What is “Creativity” and “Being Creative”?

    09:12 – Creativity and Coding

    • Stimulation
    • “The Principle of Least Surprise”

    18:40 – Avoidance and Procrastination

    22:18 – Increasing Creativity

    23:35 – What is “Creativity”?

    • Self-Comparison
    • RubyTapas
    • Novelty
    • Productivity & Invention
    • Getting Ideas

    31:02 – Creative Endeavours

    33:53 – Running Out of Ideas

    37:38 – Stifling Creativity & Putting “Crap” Out There

    • Studying Other People’s Work

    41:17 – Left Brain vs Right Brain 46:03 – Exploring Creativity 47:45 – How Do You Become Creative?

    01:01:42 – Contribute to Open Source

    Book Club

    Refactoring: Ruby Edition: Ruby Edition (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) by Jay Fields, Shane Harvie, Martin Fowler, and Kent Beck

    Refactoring in Ruby by William C. Wake and Kevin Rutherford