Isaac Asimov

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Name: Isaac Asimov
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SpaceX soars, Isaacson on Wikipedia, Asimov on creativity, and more

Here’s your supplemental weekend reading list (for when you’ve finished your Times.)Elon Musk’s SpaceX is perhaps the most remarkable entrepreneurial success story in recent times. Quartz tells how SpaceX leapfrogged NASA to “become a serious space c ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago]
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Isaac Asimov Asks

A rthur Obermayer, ( right ) friend of the author Isaac Asimov  founder and  President of Moleculon Research Corporation and founding general partner in Zero Stage Capital, LLP puts forward an essay from his friend in  ,  MIT's Technology Review with ... [Published Compute Scotland - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Isaac Asimov on finding new ideas: Embrace your alone time

Isaac Asimov, the science fiction author and essayist, had a pretty good grasp on creativity. Here's one of his best tips on finding new ideas and nurturing creativity from a previously unreleased essay.In the essay, published for the first time in the ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 4 reports

Isaac Asimov Explains the Origins of Good Ideas & Creativity in Never-Before-Published Essay

Where do ideas come from? The question has always had the potential to plague anyone trying to do anything worthwhile at any time in human history. But Isaac Asimov, the massively prolific and even more massively influential writer of science fiction ... [Published Open Culture - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending October 24, 2014)

Isaac Asimov Asks, “How Do People Get New Ideas?”Published for the first time: a 1959 essay by Isaac Asimov on creativity. Does Lockheed Martin Really Have a Breakthrough Fusion Machine?Lockheed Martin says it will have a small fusion reactor prototype ... [Published Technology Review - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

You can quote somebody on that

“People who think they know everything are a great nuisance to those of us who do.” — Isaac AsimovI can identify with the above quote because of my intolerance with anyone who thinks I can’t see through their shallow reasoning — regardless of the fact ... [Published Lockport Union-Sun & Journal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

PETA Wants to Show You Just What It's Like to Be a Chicken

Isaac Asimov’s first rule of robots reads, “A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.”With its “I, Chicken” project, PETA is turning that first science fiction edict from I, Robot on its head, placing ... [Published TakePart - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 5 reports

THOUGHTS ON HOW TO BE CREATIVE, from Isaac Asimov….

THOUGHTS ON HOW TO BE CREATIVE, from Isaac Asimov. ... [Published Instapundit - Oct 22 2014]
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First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Heschel Exchange, part 3: On Kaplan and the God of the Bible

Read more .Related Entries April 25, 2014 A Decisive Tension January 9, 2014 Chicken Little, chicken soup and the Reform moment July 19, 2013 New White House Jewish liaison addresses community July 14, 2013 American Jews: Expel Yourselves July 12, ... [Published Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Isaac Asimov's Essay on How to Be Creative

Science fiction lovers, rejoice. Twenty-two years after his death, Isaac Asimov—one of the greatest and most prolific sci-fi writers of all time—is still publishing. His longtime friend, Arthur Obermayer, has just uncovered Asimov's 55-year-old meditation ... [Published Popular Mechanics - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Assorted links

1. How Facebook is shaping the news . 2. 1959 Isaac Asimov short essay on how to stimulate creativity . 3. “ The Army is conducting a reverse auction for Catholic priest services .” 4. Another superb Michael Hoffman review , this time of Martin ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas?”

Note from Arthur Obermayer, friend of the author:In 1959, I worked as a scientist at Allied Research Associates in Boston. The company was an MIT spinoff that originally focused on the effects of nuclear weapons on aircraft structures. The company received ... [Published Technology Review - Oct 20 2014]

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...Asimov says   "it is only afterward that a new idea seems reasonable. to begin with, it usually seems unreasonable...consequently, the person who is most likely to get new ideas is a person of good background in the field of interest and one who is unconventional in his habits. (to be a crackpot is not, however, enough in itself.)" He also suggests working in groups, "For best purposes, there should be a feeling of informality...

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SpaceX soars, Isaacson on Wikipedia, Asimov on ... [Published Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago]
Isaac Asimov Asks [Published Compute Scotland - 1 hour ago]
Isaac Asimov on finding new ideas: Embrace your... [Published Economic Times - Oct 24 2014]
Isaac Asimov Explains the Origins of Good Ideas... [Published Open Culture - Oct 24 2014]
Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending October 24... [Published Technology Review - Oct 24 2014]
Asimov on creativity [Published Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference - Oct 24 2014]
Published for the First Time: a 1959 Essay by I... [Published Strategy and Competitive Intelligence | Scoop.it - Oct 24 2014]
Let Isaac Asimov Lead Your Brainstorming Session [Published Design News - Oct 23 2014]
You can quote somebody on that [Published Lockport Union-Sun & Journal - Oct 23 2014]
PETA Wants to Show You Just What It's Like to B... [Published TakePart - Oct 22 2014]
At SAP TechEd && d-code, Science Fiction Become... [Published Sapinfo Magazine - Oct 22 2014]
THOUGHTS ON HOW TO BE CREATIVE, from Isaac Asim... [Published Instapundit - Oct 22 2014]
The Heschel Exchange, part 3: On Kaplan and the... [Published Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles - Oct 22 2014]
Isaac Asimov's Advice To Creatives? Waste Other... [Published Fast Company - Oct 22 2014]
Was Literature’s First Man On The Moon An Icela... [Published Rekjavik Grapevine - Oct 22 2014]
Isaac Asimov on creativity (1959) [Published Boing Boing - Oct 22 2014]
Isaac Asimov: How Do People Get New Ideas? [Published Slashdot - Oct 22 2014]
Isaac Asimov's Essay on How to Be Creative [Published Popular Mechanics - Oct 22 2014]
Isaac Asimov on Finding New Ideas: Embrace Your... [Published Lifehacker - Oct 21 2014]
Read Isaac Asimov's Previously-Unpublished Lett... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 21 2014]
Isaac Asimov's Newly Published 1959 Paper for D... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 21 2014]
Isaac Asimov Mulls “How Do People Get New Ideas?” [Published Technology Review - Oct 20 2014]
Psychohistory, Study of Future Prediction, as C... [Published Modern Ghana - Oct 20 2014]
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How to Regulate Driverless Cars & Robo-Surgeons [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 17 2014]
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Asimov on creativity [Published Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference - Oct 24 2014]
The MIT Technology Review has published an essay titled "On Creativity" that was written by famous scientist and author Isaac Asimov, who died in 1992.  The essay was written in 1959, when Asimov was considering joining an MIT project looking for the ...
Published for the First Time: a 1959 Essay by I... [Published Strategy and Competitive Intelligence | Scoop.it - Oct 24 2014]
When I first became involved in the project, I suggested that Isaac Asimov, who was a good friend of mine, would be an appropriate person to participate. He expressed his willingness and came to a few meetings. He eventually decided not to continue, ...
THOUGHTS ON HOW TO BE CREATIVE, from Isaac Asim... [Published Instapundit - Oct 22 2014]
THOUGHTS ON HOW TO BE CREATIVE, from Isaac Asimov. ...
Isaac Asimov on creativity (1959) [Published Boing Boing - Oct 22 2014]
In 1959, Isaac Asimov penned an essay about the nature of creativity that was never published until it was recently discovered in a file by an old friend. Read the rest ...
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 21 2014]
1. How Facebook is shaping the news . 2. 1959 Isaac Asimov short essay on how to stimulate creativity . 3. “ The Army is conducting a reverse auction for Catholic priest services .” 4. Another superb Michael Hoffman review , this time of Martin ...
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