an experience strategist's musings on how culture, technology and design drive innovation.
WE CAN HAZ ALL YOUR BRAIN DATA: *A General Dynamics Company. But wait, there’s more. Interesting background on Stromberg Carleson.
Millions have viewed the video below well before the sad announcement tonight of Steve Job’s passing. As much as I admire both Apple and Steve Jobs for their innovation, design-centricity and the seamless, useful beauty of their products. I’m a little embarrassed I’d never viewed this clip. There’s so much I did not know about […]
These are great thoughts for creative and innovation teams, not just design competitions: 1. Make a clear separation between awards, on the one hand, and competitions and challenges, on the other. If designers want to give each other awards and prizes, fine. But activities outside the tent should operate according to different principles. 2. Design […]
[Repost from my entry at the openexchange.org.] Created by Google Creative Labs,”3 Dream’s In Black” is part art experiment, musical collaboration, part CGI video and breakthrough web coding assignment. Driving a culture of experimentation, all Googler’s are encouraged to pursue experiments both relatable and non-relatable to Google’s business. All to drive a passion of innovation. […]
via blog.bestiario.org Every once in a great while a person (or firm) comes along that inspires you with the ease they take technical information, data and technology to create beautiful things. Stamen Design, ManyEyes and Jonathan Harris come to mind. Certainly architects have been doing this for eons and digital developers create such feats in […]
Math makes my head hurt. In fact I’m horrible at it. I can barely remember phone numbers much less memorize functions and derivatives. Just ask any of my past calculus professors, I repeatedly had several of them. Enter Mandlebrot, something of a rogue in math circles. One that sought out the patterns in things around […]
..strategists, entrepreneurs and technologists are well thought through. They live on data, precision and future forward insight. The best however, they keep all that in mind and the simply just do ;) [Video tip off, courtesy of David Walker of 302 Designs]