Kenny Peng Liu

My personal notes for navigating the modern world.



SCAMPER Technique for Creative Problem Solving:

S -substitute
C -combine
A -adapt
M -modify
P -put to another use
E -eliminate
R -reverse1

Take the idea on the table and apply one of the approaches in the acronym to create a variation. A more thorough explanation of the technique can be found here: link

(developed by Bob Eberle, an educational administrator)

  1. Reminsiscent of Jacobi's maxim: Invert, always invert (“man muss immer umkehren”)