creativity

Jad Abumrad, co-host and producer of RadioLab, says when he got his start, he didn't know what good radio was supposed to sound like. Maybe that explains how his program was able to transform the medium. Whatever your project, it's important to embrace the anxiety — Abumrad calls it "gut churn" — that comes along with the creative process.

Creative genius is often considered a solo act, but history and science tell us that success more often  stems from collaboration. From John Lennon and Paul McCartney to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, we discuss the power of working in pairs. 

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"Tinkering" might conjure up images of a garage workshop or someone just puttering around, but a new book is putting a different spin on the term.

On Friday's Up to Date, author Karen Wilkinson joins us to discuss what she calls "the art of tinkering" and some of the creative ways anyone can become a tinkerer.

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Creativity & Stealing

Apr 5, 2012

People always ask artists “Where do you get your ideas?” Only the honest ones will answer, “I steal them."