Friday, July 14, 2006

Blank-page brainstorms

In the coming weeks I will be posting some 'live' blank-page brainstorms. With these BP brainstorms I start out with a blank page and with no (initial) objectives. During the brainstorm I often find new tangents and directions of thought; it called almost be called 'meandering' brainstorming. During the brainstorming I am not just looking for new ideas - the brainstorms can:

Create new ideas
Highlight problems
Provide thought-provoking questions
Reveal ideas bubbling on the edge of consciousness
Highlight gaps in knowledge and areas for further research
Trigger memories of 'forgotten' ideas from the past.

Blank-page brainstorm, 22nd July 06
23rd July 06

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