16 Dec '11, 11am

"where have all the great musicians, writers, gone?" wozniak on - "Singapore - Why can't we seem to innovate?"

Steve Wozniak Apple's co-founder said this yesterday[Link ]: Look at societies like Singapore where bad behaviour is not tolerated and can get you extreme punishments: Where are the creative people? Where are the great artists, where are the great musicians, where are the great writers? All the creative elements seem to disappear. Though, of course, everybody is educated and has a good job and nice pay and a car. Thinking for yourself is creativity and that's goes right down to what we were talking about dress, the clothing that you wear - you wear what you want to wear. If you read Steve Jobs biography there was a time he had long hair and was some sort of later day hippie. In Singapore he would have been stopped at the airport in the 70s and disallowed from entering Singapore. The founders of Apple had a earlier business that created boxes that allowed people to make ill...

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