Creativity

Steve Jobs on joining the dots…

Now I’m not a super techie but I must admit, when Steve Jobs passed away I was devastated. Maybe I’d read too many Silicon Valley articles, books and biographies. Over the years I’d churned through the lives of Steve Wozniak, Paul Allen, Bill Gates and the rest of the tech revolutionaries. I’d poured over business […]

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Creativity, Meet

Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris (b. Aug. 27, 1979) studied computer science at Princeton University and interactive art at Fabrica. His multimedia projects combine data visualization, documentary, performance, photography, storytelling, ritual, and other tools and technologies. His work has been exhibited at Le Centre Pompidou in Paris, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the CAFA Museum of Contemporary Art in Beijing, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, […]

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Creativity

anti-design > the creative challenge

Bread light I was having a conversation with a colleague of mine yesterday about creativity. We were talking about how brave you sometimes have to be in order to show your creativity to people. Whether it’s a new idea for a product, a book you’ve written or it could even just be creativity in your […]

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Creativity, Innovative advertising, Nike

A little more Nike digital goodness

Speaking of Nike [see James Jarvis post below] and newfound blogger Bud [see post below], here’s another great example of Nike digital advertising. If other companies took a more considered thoughtful approach to digital conversation rather than literally attempting to “take over” our pages while we’re surfing [hands up who thought the page takeover was […]

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Creativity

Introducing the redneck channel

Saw this over at aktifmag and it made me smile. A quick Google revealed many discussions online around the difficulties Ch7 seem to be facing, namely from one blogger who goes by the tag of dickheadprogramersat7. Maybe this year will prove to be a more fruitful one for them…

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Creativity

Microsoft’s cult of the puzzle…

Now it’s no secret that I’m obsessed with geeks and the silicon valley. Call me cliche, call me 1990s but for me there’s something mysterious about tech heads who can sit at a computer all day looking at nothing but code and screen Now it’s no secret that I’m obsessed with geeks and the silicon […]

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Creativity

Method in the madness . . .

Coming up with ideas is one the hardest things to do . . Unlike other more ‘cumulative’ work where you know what you will reap if you sow X amount of hours, ideas come and go without warning or time limits. Many a time I have sat down, sketch pad and freshly sharpened 2B in […]

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