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Tag: Creativity

Episode One Hundred and Sixty Seven: How Are You?; Built It And They Will…; In The GapsĀ 

0.0 Sitrep 10:12am on a Monday after what was frankly one of the weirdest things yesterday at the Oregon Renaissance Festival, that distinctly American tradition of dressing up and pretending that you haven’t died of the lurgy yet. But anyway: right now, a cool, cloudy morning, sat in Ristretto Roasters nursing an irresponsibly large mocha. […]

Episode One Hundred and Eight: Clarity; The Customer

0.0 Station Ident NOSTROMO BLACK went so well last week that I’m off to New York this week for more. One can only hope that it’s not a sort of bug hunt and that the aliens we’re looking for are illegal aliens. Or, worse, that Carter’s sent us on this mission because he thinks it’s […]

1.0 This Incredible Journey A good (I hope!) friend of mine runs the Tumblr Our Incredible Journey[1] and has recently found that they’ve needed to explain[2] what, exactly an Incredible Journey is. You should go read that explanation, but the gist of it is this: The “Incredible Journey” construct is drawing attention to the now-cliche […]

Episode Thirty Nine: On Creativity; But What Is The User Need; Universal Service

And now, back to your regularly scheduled programming after the good Robin Sloan’s intervention. Let’s dive straight in. 1.0 On Creativity This particular reckon is based upon my last four-ish years of experience inside an advertising agency, but at the same time also drawing on the admittedly weird tentacles I have into other creative industries. […]