What Is Creativity?
“Creativity is just connecting things.”
A similar quote by the inventor of the Clojure programming language, Rich Hickey:
Design is separating into things that can be composed. (see Simplicity — Rich Hickey
According to Tiago Forte, a common misconception is that creativity starts from nothing. In reality, creativity is about finding new connections between seemingly disparate ideas and extending them to make something new.