What Inspires the Most Creative People We Know
Photograph: Courtesy of Aaron Rowe
Chemistry researcher and contributor to Wired, Discover, and The Scientist
I feel most creative when... I stay up late. At night I don't have as many distractions—there's no long to-do list weighing on my mind. I can just sit back, relax, and envision all the possibilities.
I'm inspired by... Inventors. I hope to someday bring a useful product into the world—a gadget, safety equipment, medicine. I obsessively read the news looking for problems that need fixing and keep a notebook of ideas.
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