Tumblr has transformed into a brand-safe zombie of its former self Paid Members Public
An interview with a Verizon suit makes it clear that Tumblr is a hollow shell of what it once was. What does this say for the experimentation the web once offered?
Experimenting our way to purpose Paid Members Public
Neil Perkin [http://www.onlydeadfish.co.uk/only_dead_fish/2017/07/the-purpose-of-life.html]: > It’s part of the reason why I have such little patience for the view that we all have one self-evident purpose in life and it is simply a matter of being brave enough to
Escaping the tyranny of the team Paid Members Public
Team work can be creative and fulfilling. But some tasks are better done alone. Can we design offices to allow that?
What does it mean to be creative? Paid Members Public
Compelling exploration of how creative minds function [http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2014/12/24/the-messy-minds-of-creative-people/] : > As psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, who has interviewed creative people across various fields points out, creative people “show tendencies of thought and action that in most people are segregated. They contain contradictory extremes; instead
Naming that GoPro tune Paid Members Public
If you watch a number of GoPro-type extreme sports videos, you’re probably deeply familiar with this track: This tune is indelibly marked in my head as the “Le Web tune”, because as I sit in the main stage area, finishing liveblog posts, high-energy GoPro videos are often playing with
Inspired by the horrible Paid Members Public
Negative creative inspiration [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/luxury/design/44377/marc-newson-design-diversified.html] at work: > Picking holes in things is part of Newson’s creative process. “One of my biggest sources of inspiration as a designer is basically looking at things and hating them,” he says, good-naturedly. “I have