Technology RulesDean Orgill, Chairman of Mayo Wynne Baxter talks about the impact of technology on creativity…

I recently came across some interesting comments attributed to John Cleese, speaking at the Cheltenham Literary Festival, on the topic of the impact of technology on creativity. In his view “The absolute killer of creativity is interruptions”, and accordingly iPhones and open-plan offices need to be removed from a working environment.

Personally, I am not convinced that those would be good steps to take. But then lawyers are not, on the whole, renowned for their creativity, and Cleese has been a master of his craft for decades, so perhaps I should defer.

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