Here is another brilliant sketched idea from Bryan Mathers where he visualizes the complexity of influences and actions that weave a strand of creativity:

This hopefully leads to some speculation on the concept of “owning” ideas or the myth of the brilliance of creation in a vacuum of others.

We are looking forward to an upcoming Thinkery session on our project with Bryan and his colleagues.

It also makes me wonder too about how things are shared to readily in social media, yet we have no kind of license at all on the content. Nor is there room in a tweet for attribution.

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