You can't program a robot to be bored. It runs on doing. You can't depend on a robot to pursue a half-baked idea when it doesn't know what stretches tastes.
At the same time, a robot can multiply randomness. Using AI, It can think of thousands of possibilities at once. It is the ultimate prompt machine.
But human ingenuity is unique. The mind knows when to do nothing but smell the roses. Out of boredom, a melange of neuronal interactions
Innovation is random, like luck. It is the combination of creativity, timing, and good old cocktail of audacity and persistence.
Raising attentiveness also raises the level of consciousness.