Archive For January 2014

John Cleese on Creativity

This talk by John Cleese has been recommended to me many times, today I finally watched it. Tomorrow I will watch it again, it’s that good, and I humbly suggest you find 36 minutes in your day and do the same.

Happy Birthday Macintosh

The Apple Macintosh celebrated its 30th birthday this week. Having visited the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park yesterday this short film from Apple feels even more pertinent.

Higby

I’ve talked before about the distraction of the many elsewheres your smartphone tempts you with. Well it seems that Wolff Olins have come up with a ‘hardware solution’ to this modern day challenge in the form of Higby:

Other People’s Moments

You’re fucking swimming in everyone else’s moments, likes, and tweets and during these moments of consumption you are coming to believe that their brief interestingness to others makes it somehow relevant to you and worth your time. — Michael Lopp