Posts tagged 'Culture'
BY RON FRIEDMAN | FastCompany Not too long ago, as I was putting the final touches on a client presentation, I stumbled across a surprising observation. The best insights in my report didn’t emerge in my office, during conference calls, or at meetings. They somehow appeared in the bathroom. Research on the nature of creativity
The urban theorist Richard Florida often illustrates his data with anecdotes, and he has one about an art collector. In it, he asks the art dealer, someone “very well known,” how to tell which artists’ work will be worth something in the future. To what degree is it a factor of non-artistic skills, Florida asks
by ZAK STONE, Writer Some people have a lot of ideas. Inventor and chemical engineer David Edwards chronicles the ones he makes happen on his personal website—everything from text books he’s written to new companies he’s started. In the past, he figured out a way to make and sell “breathable” food, but his latest idea, and the
Listen to the story at TED Radio Hour: Billy Collins: When does creativity start and end? Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode The Creative Process. About Billy Collins TEDTalk A two-term U.S. poet laureate, Billy Collins captures readers with his understated wit and profound insight. In this TEDTalk, he shares a project in which several of his
The real cost of the smartphone revolution | Technology | The Observer By John Naughton - The Observer The problem with living through a revolution is that you’ve no idea how things will turn out. So it is with the revolutionary transformation of our communications environment driven by the internet and mobile phone technology. Strangely, our problem is not that