Mystery, Imagination, and Inspiration

While watching a neat video about interactive blocks (complete with RF transmitters and OLED displays), I came across a 20-minute speech that JJ Abrams (the creator of Lost) gave on the importance of mystery. Well worth watching.

My favorite quote: "Mystery is the catalyst of imagination."

Both videos are presented via TED -- Technology, Entertainment, Design. TED's mission consists of two words: "Spreading Ideas".

"We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. So we're building here a clearinghouse that offers free knowledge and inspiration from the world's most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other."

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