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Is The Key To Creativity In Your Pillbox, Or In Your PC?

Publication Date: 
March 18, 2007
Source: 
The New York Times
Author: 
G. Pascal Zachary

In this article about the question whether popping pills enhances creativity, Professor Lessig -- side-stepping pill popping -- states that working on the internet itself enhances creativity:

"The Internet creates an environment where people are encouraged to share ideas with people they've never met," says Lawrence Lessig, a law professor at Stanford who studies problems of creativity. "That spawns the development of ideas that are more robust and create a wider range of perspectives."