Imagine that there is a hot new restaurant in San Francisco. The restaurant is...– Dalton Caldwell on social advertising. Also check out his new funding effort for app.net, if you haven’t yet. (via fascinated)
If your job wasn’t performed by a cat or a boa constrictor in a Richard Scarry...– The ‘Busy’ Trap - NYTimes.com zing!
when the client insists that QR codes are the next...
When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning....– http://www.ribbonfarm.com/2010/03/18/the-turpentine-effect/ (via cdixon)
Pixar story rules (one version) →
Every great creative brief is a great story. I’ll be stealing some of the ideas below to make my briefs better. Pixar story artist Emma Coats has tweeted a series of “story basics” over the past month and a half — guidelines that she learned from her more senior colleagues on how to create appealing stories: #1: You admire a character for trying more than for their successes. #2: You...
It’s not going to do any good to land on Mars if we’re stupid.– Ray Bradbury. [full interview here] (via nprfreshair) 2.3 second reblog
The nature of our growth today is markedly different than in the decades after...– Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz argues that widely unequal societies don’t function effectively or have stable economies and that even the rich will pay a steep price if economic inequalities continue to worsen. (via nprfreshair)
It’s important to remember that every reality is always happening at the...– Taking in a concert doubleheader with Creed and Nickelback, the world’s most hated bands - Chuck Klosterman
You can learn a lot about mobile phones by talking to a power user. You can...– Want Breakthrough Ideas? First, Listen To The Freaks And Geeks | Co.Design: business innovation design
The best solution explains the maximum amount of variables with the minimal...– What Is Strategy? | Digital Tonto
(via From Jim James, A New Take On Woody Guthrie’s ‘Empty Bed Blues’ : All Songs Considered Blog : NPR) I cannot wait for this concert. Guthrie is the most interesting and influential songwriter of the last century and the guys doing his music aren’t so bad either.