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Creative thinkers and science

Creative thinkers and science

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Creative thinkers and great designers often share a scientific view of life. Scientific thinking has propelled technological inventions. Technology repeatedly has been of great help for mankind; software technology is key, as Bjarne Stroupstrup has said: our civilization runs on software.

For illuminating accounts of creative and scientific thinking see, for example:

iWoz: Computer Geek to Cult Icon: How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It by Steve Wozniak and Gina Smith

and

The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist by Frederick P. Brooks

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