On 3/21/2013 6:04 PM, Russell Standish wrote: > On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 01:46:11PM +0100, Telmo Menezes wrote: >> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 6:08 PM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote: >>> But still, I tend to bet that creativity, if he can exploit it, is still >>> independent of it. >> I still find it hard to grasp how we could have a creative process >> without some degree of random exploration. >> > Bruno has a technical definition of "creative" due to Post, that is > most definitely deterministic. I haven't had the chance to really > understand what that means (I've read Wikipedia, and the significance > escapes me :() > > But I agree with Telmo - I think random exploration is an essential > component of creativity - whether that's truly random, or just random > with respect to the observer (ie cryptographically strong), is still a > bit of an open point. Whether there's any connection to Post's sense > of creative is another open question ... > > Cheers > Hi Russell,
I agree also, it is like a drunk walking with candles on his shoes, he has enough light that can see a bit ahead of himself. So it is not a true 'random' walk. -- Onward! Stephen -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Everything List" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to everything-list+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/everything-list?hl=en. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/groups/opt_out.