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World Creativity and Innovation Day!

  • 1.  World Creativity and Innovation Day!

    Posted Thu April 21, 2022 10:20 AM
    Good and great day for everyone,

    Since 2017 the United Nations designed this day to promote the creative thinking that help us to reach a better and sustainable future, this is very nice, because What distinguishes us from other living beings is the ability to think and reason at such a level that we can imagine things that don't yet exist.

    Viewing this topic from the neuroscientific perspective, it can be identified studies carried out to obtain information about the cognitive and neural foundations. These can be measured with the brain impulses involved in the achievement of an unusual solution, and the attention capacity to look for several methods in a given context, showing the guidelines on how to understand the creative process.

    It has been proven that all people have a high potential for creativity and it can even be developed through habits, according to our attention and the dedication we put into it. According to "The art of thinking", there is a theory called creative incubation, which emphasizes that sleep and pause are essential for the ability to reasoning and the creation of new neural connections to obtain better results. Furthermore, creative thinking can be characterized by four phases; Information, Incubation, Intellectual Enlightenment, and Validation.

    This begins by collecting data and, according to the referenced author, Wallas, it's essential to allow a time of meditation or rest, in which the mind reorganizes the information, synthesizes it, orders it, and associates it with previous data.

    It has also been known that the creative process involves more than one area of ​​our brain (not just the right hemisphere), both are synchronized and work in harmony. Our entire brain is creative, making constructions of dynamic mental simulations, both when we remember past experiences, and when we imagine the future or we are considering alternatives in our present.

    Do you have any creative idea or have you dreamed of something out of the ordinary that you feel will be something innovative?

    Best regards and keep having nicest days.

    Luis Gerardo Ayala Bertel

  • 2.  RE: World Creativity and Innovation Day!

    Community Leadership
    Posted Thu April 21, 2022 11:24 AM
    FYI, if you or anyone else here on the community is working on interesting projects related to data science (or data & AI I general), we're always happy to bring you on stage during our monthly meetups to give a quick pitch, get feedback, help recruit collaborators etc.

    Tim Bonnemann

  • 3.  RE: World Creativity and Innovation Day!

    Posted Thu April 21, 2022 10:36 PM
    Esteemed @Tim Bonnemann,

    Thank you very much for those words, certainly we all have great ideas and projects that we want to make a reality.
    Since you allowed me the opportunity to share what I would like to do. For a long time, I have dreamed of creating educational content in Spanish about data sciences because I firmly believe that the best heritage we can give to the world is education.

    I had the privilege of having an interview at IBM about data science in Spanish, and through studies, surveys it has been diagnosed that there is a gap in this wonderful field and one of the factors is language, in Latin America the majority of the population has meagerness in foreign language, according to data from the Inter-American Dialogue Education Program together with Pearson, there are several causes that prevent significant progress in this language, but the main one consists in the lack of English language education starting from the primary, secondary and middle grades.
    This case has been studied for many years, not having a basic understanding of foreign language limits many educational opportunities, seeing in the context that there is much more information in English than in other languages.

    However, the Spanish language is the second most spoken language in the world, and the third most used language on the Internet, where it has great growth potential.

    Then given this research and passion for teaching, I have always wanted to create courses on data science.
    I am currently doing the IBM cognitive class course at my pace
    where they provide excellent guidelines and all the principles of how to create an excellent course, I even got myself a microphone.

    I really wish to do it, I've practiced, and when I start recording, I want to do it so well that I throw all the recordings away because, sometimes I feel like I'm going too fast, other times I go around an explanation a lot, if I make a script I feel very stiff. My desire is to be very didactic and creative so that everyone be happy every time they see the content and learn a lot. ​​​​​

    Kind regards.

    Luis Gerardo Ayala Bertel