Here is a sneak peek at Canada’s new copyright bill, and then a TED lecture from Johanna Blakely on how there is no copyright in the fashion industry. I *sigh* now.
Original Link on PopTech Oooh, this is kinda neat. Jonah Lehrer talks how being on the outside can help us be more creative in solving problems. This reminds me of the workshop I attended with Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff. She mentioned that in order to write, you have to look at things as an outsider, from a different perspective.
Original Link on TED
As Nanowrimo get’s closer, it’s good to start thinking about writing. 😀 http://www.copyblogger.com/mental-blocks-creative-thinking/
And interview with Sir Ken Robinson.
World Science Festival 2009: Bobby McFerrin Demonstrates the Power of the Pentatonic Scale from World Science Festival on Vimeo. Notes & Neurons: In Search of the Common Chorus. Very cool
This talk I find quite interesting, one because it alludes to what Tim was speaking about in a previous post, but another reason is that I sometimes think about why I’m not as worried about my creative work as other people. I mean, I like accolades, and I am sad if people don’t like my stuff. But it doesn’t really… Read more →
Anybody read any of this guy’s books? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_class The creative class, according to wikipedia and Dr. Richard Florida, is a socioeconomic class that is a key driving force for economic development of post-industrial cities. Here’s a document from The Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, where our friend Dr. Florida is the direcotr of:… Read more →
This thought has been going through my head, because I’ve heard it a few times from Sir Ken Robinson and Edward de Bono: In the above clip, at around 1:21, Edward de Bono says, “The new idea, the creative idea, must have value“. But then, in the next segment “… on making mistakes” (around 1:57) he comments how people are… Read more →