Creativity Techniques: Combinational Creativity

Some definitions:

– Make unfamiliar connections between familiar possibilities in the search space (Boden 1996)

– Workshop participants describe creativity as: synthesis, new combinations of things, smashing ideas together
Common in software technologies

– Mobile devices, web applications that combine different services
Combined services

– Media combining internet, TV and movies; Virgin masseuse

Reference: Neil Maiden Lecture Notes (2011) RMPI

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