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Ying Gao wanted to prove the statement “Speed kills creativity” wrong, a statement she once read on a blackboard. Machines and technical processes, by not taking into account social norms, can actually enhance creative thinking. Using the web and morphing technology, Ying Gao was able to experiment with speed: first by randomly selecting two images of uniforms on Google on March 26th, 2008, then by altering them using a graphic editing program to create five new pieces within 5 seconds. The two original images featured a nurse from the United States in the 1920s and a German female worker in the 1940s.

                   
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