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Look at me now

Look at me now

It seems avant garde feminism of the 1970s and a certain leader of the free world might have a closer connection than I first thought…

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Could you be best mates with your fridge?

Could you be best mates with your fridge?

Time to schedule a night in with the white goods.

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You Name It*

You Name It*

Stories, stretching and crickets for breakfast. It all happened at YouNameIt* Event…

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Where the kids at?

We get all philosophical and ask, “Where are all the radical young thinkers?”

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Using search to shape storytelling

Using search to shape storytelling

Not a gamer but know how to Google? You must play Her Story….

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Six degrees of separation: The gap between advertising and art.

Six degrees of separation: The gap between advertising and art.

Is data-driven marketing taking away our creative freedom?

 

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Sci-fi: fiction or prophecy?

Sci-fi: fiction or prophecy?

Brillo. Humans. Robots giving lectures. Where’s the line between fiction and prophesy?

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The big value in small changes

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How a one percent margin can make a 100% difference. Delving into the world of marginal gains…

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How to have better conversations

How to have better conversations

Forget quick quips and one-way declarations. We visit The School of Life to see what we can all learn about The Art of Conversation.

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Chaos and why our lives depend on it

Chaos and why our lives depend on it

Human beings have a desire to control, to order the chaos that surrounds us. But could chaos actually hold the secrets of success?

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A walk in the woods of nowhere

A walk in the woods of nowhere

Fancy wiling away your lunch hour with a walk in the woods? Check out this eerie interactive experience from Vincent Morriset.

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Forget the footnotes

Forget the footnotes

Annotating the world one comment at a time, we look to the footnotes with Genius and discover a whole world of new meaning.

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Why your content should pay attention to people

Why your content should pay attention to people

No keys. No search. No going back. Clare lets online content take her on a journey and gets more than she bargained for…

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Seeing stories

Seeing stories

We leave the words to one side and ask, what can illustrations say that words can’t?

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Raft on film

Raft event film

A beautiful film to remember the Raft event – and remind us of the lessons learned about creativity, impossibility and the inspiration to be found in the unlikeliest of places.

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The 7 most frightening things I heard at Vision

The 7 most frightening things I heard at Vision

Brain hats, screenagers and Facebook addiction – is this a Vision of tomorrow we should embrace?

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A shadow of a former story

A shadow of a former story

Feed on the power of shadows; the origins and wanderings of.

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Inspired by Culture Hack

Inspired by Culture Hack

Were you one of those children who took things apart just to understand what made them tick? Then you need to know about Culture Hack…

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Curiouser and curiouser: a Skillshare in fresh perspective

Curiouser and curiouser: a Skillshare in fresh perspective

Progress stems from a questioning mind, so can you teach yourself to be more curious? We take a Skillshare course and learn how.

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When the ground becomes sand – an interview with Stuart Nolan

When the ground becomes sand - an interview with Stuart Nolan

It all began with a trick that his dad never did. And, ever since, Research Magician and NESTA Fellow Stuart Nolan has continued to chase impossibilities…

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Synesthesia and pushing perspectives

Synesthesia and pushing perspectives

Imagine the creative possibility in hearing colour or seeing sound – a world where angry skies and tasteless art become literal. This is Synesthesia.

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On Creativity

On Creativity

Delve into the pages of Hegarty on Creativity – a small book with some big ideas on what it takes to stay ‘fresh’ in the creative industries.

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In search of Ditto

In search of Ditto

When it comes to passion projects, printing budget is always an issue. Could Ditto have the answer?

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The wisdom of crowdfunding

The wisdom of crowdfunding

I’ve had an idea. Haven’t we all? But I think there’s something in it… A new experimental publishing project, which I’ll be telling you more about very soon. But the ever-burning question: how to pay for it? Easy! Thanks to the stratospheric growth of crowdfunding, we live in an age where it really does feel […]

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A morning with Jung

How to use Jungian theory to build a better brand…

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If you can track – and not make tracking your master…

If you can track - and not make tracking your master…

Can tracking your progress really help you write?

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An hour of living mindfully

An hour of living mindfully

Have you tried turning off your phone? For a full hour? In the middle of the day? Liberation awaits…

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Chasing trends

Huvr boards,  flat agers and emotional dining. We get a whiff of the future, and like what we’re seeing, smelling and tasting…

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Losing the plot

Losing the plot

“A book of maps designed to get you lost.” A beautiful box, wrapped up in finely graphic paper. Anticipation as my finger hooks open the stickers. Inside, 16 intriguing looking, brightly coloured pamphlets. As I unpack them I can feel the promise of different contents, weights, folds, thicknesses. A delectable sniff of fresh print as […]

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A superlative laid-back Sunday

A superlative laid-back Sunday

Bullshit, pyjamas and guerilla gardening, settle in with Sunday Papers Live…

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