I was just reading a piece by Daniel Pink in Wired which came out a couple of months ago (clearly I am behind the times) about some research done by the economist David Galenson on creativity and when creative people are at their most creative (this phase being judged, aesthetically and somewhat objectively, via an […]
I was going back over some old posts yesterday – mostly because I keep noticing my spelling and grammar fails, not to mention missing words I’ve just assumed I’ve typed and oh look, NO. Anyway, the one on allowing for mistakes made me go and re-read this article by Samuel McNerney on the Scientific American Blog […]
I really like this article by Kenneth Goldsmith on ‘Uncreative Writing‘ – it has some intriguing ideas (and it references Lethem’s ‘Ecstasy of Influence’ which is a favourite essay of mine). It’s not all uncontentious, even if you’re me and you like meta and postmodernism, but it is worth thinking about. I’m interested in […]
via skeptobot.com The post is a really good account of what happened with the Digital Economy Bill and statement of why the bill and grassroots creativity (where all creativity starts) are, really, at loggerheads. Plus Bonus Lawrence Lessig, for who I have the highest regard – and the Bush/Blair video 10 minutes in. To.Die.For.