The secret to a great whiteboard animation is a fantastic talk. It’s not a way to make boring talks interesting, but rather make already great talks spreadable through a new channel. Check out some of Andrew Park’s work at Cognitive. When you do, think about how many of the talks really need the animation to […]
Austin Kleon was on Kelton Reid’s The Writer Files podcast. He said this when talking about writers block. It sparked today’s cartoon. Problems of output are problems of input.
There is an idea out there that some people are just creative, and others are not. That there is no guide to being creative. But in reality there are a bunch of guides. And there are a lot of teachers too. Each showing or teaching that creativity is as much process as it is talent. IDEO.ORG offers […]
We’re not spending nearly enough time asking each other: What is School For?-Seth Godin My daughter started kindergarten recently. So if you’ve noticed that my posting schedule’s been thrown off or that I’ve seemed a little frazzled as of late, this is definitely a contributing factor. I really disliked school. Or, to dis-aggregate, I was OK with elementary, […]
Is it strange that I’m in research but my greatest heroes are puppeteers, cartoonists, and kids’ book authors? I’ve been reading and watching a lot of Jim Henson stuff lately. I bet if he had lived another decade, with his love for new media and experimentation, he would have been tearing it up on the web. […]
In 2013, I plan to create something outstanding. I have a few ideas that I've allowed to fester in my mind for far too long. This year I make them a reality.