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structural challenges to technological emancipation (1/3)

structural challenges to technological emancipation (1/3) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
structural challenges to technological emancipation: socially necessary discipline The interplay between discipline and freedom, how the former generates the latter and the latter requires the form…
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Restoring the Soul of the World

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“We have the greatest technological knowledge of any civilization, but we have forgotten what it means to be alive in the world, to be alive in a living universe. Yet without this living connection…
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HITRECORD - Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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HITRECORD is an open-collaborative production company, and this website is where we make things together.
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4 Reasons You Can't Brainstorm Creative Ideas – And What You Should Do Instead – Design School

4 Reasons You Can't Brainstorm Creative Ideas – And What You Should Do Instead – Design School | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
If you had you were charged with coming up with the worst way to get people to come up with plentiful, unique, imaginative ideas – then brainstorming would probably fit that bill.
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▶ Doing is the best kind of thinking (dutch spoken, english subtitles) - YouTube

At 5 years old, you are at the top of your creative ability and by the time you're 8 your creativity is halved. At 44 you reach a state of 'terminal seriousness'. Structure determines your life and reality can only follow. This video is a call to start 'doing'!
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TED talks are lying to you

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The creative class has never been more screwed. Books about creativity have never been more popular. What gives?
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Nina Paley on the making of Sita Sings the Blues

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Nina Paley talks on the making of Sita Sings the Blues and how copyright stifles creativity.

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Clay Shirky: What I Learned About Creativity By Watching Creatives - PSFK

Clay Shirky: What I Learned About Creativity By Watching Creatives - PSFK | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In this video of his talk at PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, Clay Shirky talks about the work of Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. After working there as an assistant professor for almost ten years, Shirky describes five student projects that he thinks are pushing the creative boundaries – from interface design to how people cluster to build new work. At the end of the talk, the technology thought-leader compares creatives as members of a philharmonic orchestra and wonders if any rules can be drawn from looking at such an ensemble.

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Facets of the Creative Economy

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Audiovisual Thinking is a leading journal of academic videos about audiovisuality, communication, media and design.


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What creative people understand about the importance of being alone

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In the digital age, it’s easier than ever to avoid spending time alone with our thoughts. If we don’t have family, friends or colleagues nearby, we can just whip out our smartphones or fire up Netflix. In fact, we so dislike solitude that we would rather administer electric shocks to ourselves than just sit an
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Brian Eno On Genius, And “Scenius”

Brian Eno On Genius, And “Scenius” | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Brian Eno had some interesting comments on genius vs “scenius” at the Sydney Luminous Festival: I was an art student and, like all art students, I was encouraged to believe that there w…
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Creative Tensions: A new approach for understanding — Medium

Creative Tensions: A new approach for understanding — Medium | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
IDEO and the Sundance Institute have developed a very compelling way to generate discussion and curiosity. It is called Creative Tensions…
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How Leadership Behavior is Squashing Innovation and Creativity

How Leadership Behavior is Squashing Innovation and Creativity | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
For any organization to be successful, it has to continually innovate and evolve. This is one of the great business lessons that have withstood the test of time. In his book, True Alignment: …

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Cults, Commitment and Creativity - New York Times (blog)

Cults, Commitment and Creativity - New York Times (blog) | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
A response to Peter Suderman on subcultures as a substitute for cults.
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Unleash your creativity in a Fab Lab

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MIT professor Neil Gershenfeld talks about his Fab Lab -- a low-cost lab that lets people build things they need using digital and analog tools. It's a simple idea with powerful results.
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Losers Create Things Too | Article | CCCB LAB

Losers Create Things Too | Article | CCCB LAB | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

For some time now, the CCCB LAB team has been collaboratively compiling a music playlist that can be approached as a soundtrack to the different stages of the creative process: the Eureka moment of a new idea, the development of a project, doubts, the desired or unexpected solution, error, low points, perseverance, starting all over again, getting things right, the joy of teamwork… The following post is a one of the many ways in which music can be a stimulus for personal or collaborative reflection on the act of creation, its paradoxes and its rarer offshoots.


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Collective Wisdom: Developing Creativity

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Karen Boyes CSP is the MD of Spectrum Education and before the Teachers Matters conference she asked teachers ‘What would you do to develop creativity?

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