Tag: discovery

  • A fundamental building block: ‘Who’

    A fundamental building block: ‘Who’

    There was a time I worked in newspapers, and we had this thing we had to get to right away, at the top of any article. The five why’s: who what when where why. It’s the first thing in the WWWWWH fill-in-the-blanks chart you get when you are writing a news story. (The ‘h’ is…

  • Protected: Digital nomad or just the new reality of design and publishing in 2024?

    Protected: Digital nomad or just the new reality of design and publishing in 2024?

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  • Query, post-postmodernism, blogging

    Query, post-postmodernism, blogging

    Update: Continuing on the theme of authenticity, I’m going to update a few old posts that started to angle towards that concept. Certainly with the broken mirrors of hijacked sense of self that Society of the Spectacle (Debord) talked about at some great length, the notion of clarifying one’s ‘true self’ is kind of looking…

  • Designers Korner | ‘Generation X’

    Designers Korner | ‘Generation X’

    This is a conversation salon for a maximum of 4. It’s for designers, especially those who are working remotely and in a nomadic way. I’d like to hear perspectives on design, how it’s changed, what you think has stuck or not stuck, based on a Generation X perspective. This is not for any kind of…

  • Conversation Salon in virtual S P A C E | ‘A Change of Perspective’

    Conversation Salon in virtual S P A C E | ‘A Change of Perspective’

    Update: The next online opportunity to join in on the conversation salon ‘A Change of Perspective’ will be on June 4. Register for a ticket at this link.   This week, in S P A C E, I’m hosting a conversation salon. It’s a voice call over zoom, and I’ve invited many people from my…

  • A note about the essential nature of curiosity

    A note about the essential nature of curiosity

    In a 2020¬†McKinsey article titled, ‘Six problem-solving mindsets for very uncertain times,’ Charles Conn,¬†writes: ‘The mindsets of great problem solvers are just as important as the methods they employ. ‘A mindset that encourages curiosity, embraces imperfection, rewards a dragonfly-eye view of the problem, creates new data from experiments and collective intelligence, and drives action through…

  • Protected: Physics, matter, and now

    Protected: Physics, matter, and now

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