A lot of executives say they believe in diversity and creativity, but they don’t always know how to promote it inside their companies. At our GamesBeat 2016 conference, a panel of game industry veterans
Children should be dreaming up quirky characters and gripping cliffhangers. Instead they are worrying about semi-colons and the passive voice “Sir, can you read my story?” It’s a request that fills me
If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again. What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity
Why rely on old ideas and innovations? Why not create a climate for creativity with innovative, new ideas — beginning with you? The good news is, believe it or not, anyone can be creative. For some, it
I never planned to be a writer. In fact, it was something I actively avoided. As a publishing CEO, I felt it was important to steer clear of the creative process. When business side people start inserting
The following beliefs are held firmly throughout corporate America, and I hear them all the time. They simply make sense to people, but they are not true. Here is why. 1. Innovation = creativity Those
Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods. The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely be
Creative people tend to prefer complexity and ambiguity. They extract patterns out of chaos and are willing to take risks. These traits, among others, were identified by psychologist Frank X. Barron in
I used to wake up, stumble over to my phone, and immediately get lost in a stream of pointless notifications. This digital haze continued throughout the day, keeping me from accomplishing important tasks.
Serendipity has always played a significant role in scientific progress. Some researchers estimate that 33-50 percent of scientific discoveries are due to luck and happenstance. But as Louis Pasteur once
SEATTLE (Reuters) - An infant killer whale was spotted over the weekend in Washington state’s Puget Sound, the first orca born to the region’s endangered population of marine mammals in two years, experts
(Alan Jeffery via Shutterstock) “The species now stands at the brink of complete extinction, a sorry testament to the greed of the human race” Joanna Rothkopf October 20, 2014 2:36pm (UTC) Only six northern
Rising sea levels could decimate sea turtle nesting sites around the world, scientists have warned, with the largest rookery site for green turtles increasingly at risk from being swamped by seawater.
Biologists with the New England Aquarium are investigating what may have caused a rarely-seen deep water whale to wash up on a Massachusetts beach. The carcass of the 17-foot female, weighing almost a
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has begun a review of the status of the manatee to determine whether the lovable sea cow should be moved from the endangered to the threatened list, officials said. agency
In 2010, the UN Environment Programme estimated that 150 to 200 species of plants, insects, birds, and mammals go extinct every 24 hours, which was believed to be nearly as much as 1,000 times the "natural"
Here’s your weird but interesting technology story for the day. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) is using M&M-dispensing drones to save endangered black-footed ferrets in rural Montana. The ferret’s
Many scientists believe our planet is in the early stages of a mass extinction, an event defined by a loss of 75% of species on Earth. It will be the sixth one to occur in the planet's 4.5 billion year
By Terrence McCoy Terrence McCoy Reporter covering social issues Email Bio Follow Richard Bonham remembers the first time he saw the massive elephant that came to be called Torn Ear. It was in the early