Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and somehow valuable is formed. The created item may be intangible (such as an idea, a scientific theory or a musical composition) or a physical object (such as a robot or a painting).
Most of the things we use every day are inventions that no single human being could ever design within her lifetime. Rather than the product of individual innovators, these inventions can be thought of as the product of our societies.
Ceding social authority to machines, we will be treating the achievements of mathematics as if they required no human understanding at all. We will be taking one of our highest forms of creativity and intelligence and reducing it to a single bit of information: yes or no.MORE COMMENT