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Social TV Is Getting Down to Business

Social TV Is Getting Down to Business | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

Forget about the clicks and check-ins so commonly associated with what many marketers call the "second screen" experience. Marketers are starting to use the medium with more in mind than just sparking idle talk.

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REACT Showcase: Heritage - Charles Leadbeater

REACT Showcase: Heritage - Charles Leadbeater | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

Charles Leadbeater discusses the new rules of innovation, outlining ways in which organisations, Universities and companies can use collaboration and creativity to improve their business model and foster innovation.

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I'm Caterina Fake, and This Is How I Work

I'm Caterina Fake, and This Is How I Work | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
The internet wouldn't be the same without Caterina Fake. In 2004, she launched Flickr, one of the largest photo hosting and sharing sites.
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4 Lessons In Creativity From John Cleese

4 Lessons In Creativity From John Cleese | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

The legendary writer and actor has also become a well-known student of and speaker on creativity and how to cultivate it. He recently enlightened a group of ad types about the best ways to put yourself in a creative state of mind.

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The link between creativity and effectiveness

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Thinkbox is the television marketing body for the main UK commercial broadcasters - Channel 4, Five, GMTV, ITV, Sky Media, Turner Media Innovations and Viacom Brand Solutions.
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Ideas Are Fragile, Handle With Care

Ideas Are Fragile, Handle With Care | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
Ideas are fragile. They can mean everything if used or nothing at all if wasted. There are many ways of wasting good ideas even if people do share them. There are also many ways of sending the message...
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How to Be Creative

How to Be Creative | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
The image of the 'creative type' is a myth. Jonah Lehrer on why anyone can innovate—and why a hot shower, a cold beer or a trip to your colleague's desk might be the key to your next big idea. From Imagine: How Creativity Works.
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Steve Jobs Was Right to ‘Steal,’ and Beer is Inspiring

Steve Jobs Was Right to ‘Steal,’ and Beer is Inspiring | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

An interview with neuroscientist and journalist Jonah Lehrer about creativity in Silicon Valley and his new book, “Imagine: How Creativity Works.”


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15 Work Spaces That Evoke Creativity [PICS]

15 Work Spaces That Evoke Creativity [PICS] | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
From thought-bubble cocoons, to brainstorming walls, to a vegetable patch, we've rounded up photos of some amazing spaces that encourage employees to become visionaries.
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A Short Lesson in Perspective - The San Francisco Egotist

A Short Lesson in Perspective - The San Francisco Egotist | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

Truly creative people tend not to be motivated by money. That’s why so few of us have any. The riches we crave are acknowledgment and appreciation of the ideas that we have and the things that we make

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Networked Society 'On the Brink'

In On The Brink we discuss the past, present and future of connectivity with a mix of people including David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK; Caterina Fake, ...
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Did Amazon's Kindle Create A Model for the Creative Economy? - Forbes

Did Amazon's Kindle Create A Model for the Creative Economy? - Forbes | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
Now that the fuss over Amazon's Fire has started to die down, it's time to reappraise what Amazon has created with its first tablet - the Kindle e-reader. Kindle is a beautiful reading device. But that's just hardware.
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Risky Business

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The lazy assumption that the creative industries are inherently risky is harming Britain's path to growth.

 

Risky Business argues that a first step for government should be to develop a better understanding of the creative industries.

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Reclaim Your Creative Confidence

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Most people are born creative. As children, we revel in imaginary play, ask outlandish questions, draw blobs and call them dinosaurs.
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BBC must deliver world-class creativity, says new Director-General

BBC must deliver world-class creativity, says new Director-General | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
BBC Director-General George Entwistle today said he would put outstanding, world class creativity at the heart of the BBC.
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Leaving the Guardian, creativity vs mild depression, the quantified self and running. |

Leaving the Guardian, creativity vs mild depression, the quantified self and running. | | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
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The Creative Personality: Ten paradoxical traits of the

The Creative Personality: Ten paradoxical traits of the | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

Of all human activities, creativity comes closest to providing the fulfillment we all hope to get in our lives. Call it full-blast living.

 

Creativity is a central source of meaning in our lives. Most of the things that are interesting, important, and human are the result of creativit

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Distraction at the cost of creativity

Distraction at the cost of creativity | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

We’re radically over-developing the parts of quick thinking, distractable brain and letting the long-form-thinking, creative, contemplative, solitude-seeking, thought-consolidating pieces of our brain atrophy by not using them

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Intel plans to detect who’s watching TV with facial recognition

Intel plans to detect who’s watching TV with facial recognition | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
Intel has created a set-top box that uses facial recognition technology to distinguish who’s watching — and potentially serve targeted advertising accordingly, Reuters reports.

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Imagine: How creativity works

Bestselling journalist and author Jonah Lehrer shows how new research is deepening our understanding of the human imagination and considers how this new science can make us happier.

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Universities Are Engines for the Creative Economy

Universities Are Engines for the Creative Economy | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
By leveraging design thinking and its intersections with other disciplines, American universities will continue to serve as the incubators of creative innovation.
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How to Be Creative: The Science of Genius

How to Be Creative: The Science of Genius | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it
In his book "Imagine: How Creativity Works," author Jonah Lehrer posits that geniuses are not super heroes, but the result of unstifled imagination and free-flowing ideas.
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Everything is a Remix Part 4

Our system of law doesn't acknowledge the derivative nature of creativity. Instead, ideas are regarded as property, as unique and original lots with distinct boundaries. But ideas aren't so tidy. They're layered, they’re interwoven, they're tangled.
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The new rules of creative success in a SoLoMo age

Internet Week Europe 11/08/11 03:06AM:Internet Week Europe 11/08/11 03:06AM recorded on USTREAM.
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Creative Industries Debate: House of Lords

Creative Industries Debate: House of Lords | Creativity & The Creative Economy | Scoop.it

A debate on the importance of the creative industries in the United Kingdom by the House of Lords

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