Life in the Cyber-Physical Society: The Need for Organic Creativity

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture book series (PASCC)


In this reflection, we consider the impact of the evolution of technology on our path towards the Post-Information Society, leading to fundamental ultimate and proximal questions about the future of the human species and its role in future cyber-physical collaborations. While there is a current tendency to believe that the correct answer for the educational system is the introduction of computational thinking as a subject for all, we maintain that this set of skills will not be sufficient, and indeed not the most important one. Our well-being from both psychological and social points of view, as well as the preservation of our specific role in the economy, will depend on the development of the specifically human traits and abilities related to organic creativity.


Creativity Organic creativity Post-information society Computational thinking 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DEI Department, Marconi Institute for CreativityUniversity of BolognaBolognaItaly

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