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Even the army of urban zombies is keeping the art of conversation alive

Even the army of urban zombies is keeping the art of conversation alive | Conversation | Scoop.it

Is conversation alive and well? "The 18th century may have been the high point of this art. But succeeding generations have shown no diminution in the human intimacy that is the essence of good talk."

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The Art of Conversation

The Art of Conversation | Conversation | Scoop.it

"To chatter is easy. To talk resultfully with the hostile, suspicious, indifferent or even friendly is an art." - Respect the subtle and not so subtle aspects of conversation.

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Beautiful Connections: The Art of Conversation

Beautiful Connections: The Art of Conversation | Conversation | Scoop.it

"To promote the Nokia’s E71 smartphone, Wieden + Kennedy London came up with Beautiful Connections — a multimedia homage to the art of conversation."

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The Art of Conversation: London – Berlin

The Art of Conversation: London – Berlin | Conversation | Scoop.it

Conversation being perpetuated through design collaboration. 

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Five Manifestos for Life

Five Manifestos for Life | Conversation | Scoop.it

"How a numbered list can start a personal revolution." Get the conversation started with a few modernized manifestos to help inspire and motivate. 

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The End of the Conversation? | Psychology Today

The End of the Conversation? | Psychology Today | Conversation | Scoop.it

Conversation in the digital age - "When everyone has the same digital information, value is created not necessarily by knowledge but through insights about that knowledge. In this new economy, human connections, and the conversation especially, is becoming a lost art that is ripe for a rebirth." 

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“The Conversation Series” - Hans Ulrich Obrist & Robert Crumb

“The Conversation Series” - Hans Ulrich Obrist & Robert Crumb | Conversation | Scoop.it

"Questions and answers, he said, 'depend on a game — a game that is at once pleasant and difficult — in which each of the two partners takes pains to use only the rights given him by the other and by the accepted form of dialogue.' (The polemicist, on the other hand, "proceeds encased in privileges that he possesses in advance.") Obrist’s interviews attempt to go further, to establish the rules for an infinite conversation and street plans for unrealizable routes."

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Matt Ridley: When ideas have sex | Video on TED.com

Author Matt Ridley shows how, throughout history, the engine of human progress has been the meeting and mating of ideas to make new ideas.

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Coaxing Serendipity: How Casual Get-Togethers Drive Innovation

Coaxing Serendipity: How Casual Get-Togethers Drive Innovation | Conversation | Scoop.it
Social circles have played a key role in cultural movements from impressionism to beat poetry. A look at how and why informal get-togethers breed creativity.
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