Ira Glass and Neil Gaiman on the creative process

TODAY I AM CONTINUING to think about the creative process. It’s a follow-up from two things: Yesterday’s post about the creative process. (Will people leave comments there? I hope so. But let’s see.) ‘Sharpen and heighten,’ one of our favorite  Q&A interviews, with science podcaster Jai Ranganathan. Exploring without knowing THE CREATIVE PROCESS itself was the […]

Let’s get started

‘YOU NEED TO SOLVE A PROBLEM. For them.’ ‘What?’ ‘Like, what do the online programs you are offering actually do for people? What do they get out of them? The writing and assembly thing, and other stuff?’ ‘So much!’ ‘I know you think so, and maybe it’s true for you and for some of the […]

Where great physics intersects with great literature: Outbreaks

NEILS BOHR: ‘There is no quantum world. There’s only an abstract quantum physical description. It is wrong to think the task of physics is to find out how nature is. Physics is what we can say about nature.’

Jai Ranganathan: ‘Sharpen and heighten’

Editor’s note: First published in S P A C E in 2017, this short Q&A about the creative process still rings true today to those of us at DK who remain very curious about how to continuously improve on what we make. OFFLINE CONVERSATIONS lately are turning to the process itself, and, to take it further, discoveries […]