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Artscience: Creativity in the Post-Google Generation
by David Edwards (Goodreads Author)
Scientists are famous for believing in the proven and peer-accepted, the very ground that pioneering artists often subvert; they recognize correct and incorrect where artists see only true and false. And yet in some individuals, crossover learning provides a remarkable kind of catalyst to innovation that sparks the passion, curiosity, and freedom to pursue--and to realize- ...more
Hardcover, 194 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Harvard University Press
(first published December 6th 9)
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in this book, david edwards says of his fiction work that he "writes mostly for [him:]self." well, it shows in his nonfiction. there are interesting ideas here, but they're conveyed in sentences that i often had to reread several times because of odd grammatical constructions. his personal vocabulary is also so overused that i found myself drifting off mid-thought. i think i could have loved this book. i think i would love talking to david edwards. i think if i were the copyeditor (who must have ...more