Shift 2018 reports & presentations

Dave Birss: Reclaiming creativity

By exploring the intersection of creativity and technology, the founder of RIGHT Thinking dared the audience at Newsworks' Shift 2018 event to re-evaluate what it means to be innovative in an era of automation.

According to Birss, we're in an "interruption society", which leads to shallow thinking: "We're not getting enough quality depth of thought", he said. Using Google as an example of "being herded to the same information", Birss says we're outsourcing our memory, cognitive ability and decision-making to technology.

Watch the highlights from his session here.

 

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