That’s the argument of a doctoral thesis by Anne-Marie Quigg, presented at the University of London. The subtitle is ‘When Creative becomes Coercive’. You can read the full thesis here (we’re saving it for the weekend). This is a summary (below). You know it happens. You’ve seen the movie Whiplash. Be aware. The original […]
Photo via Creative Commons The stratospheric growth of the self-storage industry has been a relatively quiet commercial real estate success story. To put it in perspective, the industry has 48,500 locations across the country, more than triple the number of...
Vinyl being inspected at Record Technology, Inc. Creative Commons image by Alberto Gonzalez. On the eve of Record Store Day, it seems clear that despite numerous music industry struggles, the vinyl resurgence stands as a small success story. Last year,...
A Roman amphitheater in Lecce, Italy, an example of the many layers of history unearthed by Luciano Faggiano. Creative Commons photo by Dan Diffendale. Not since two 8-bit plumbers ducked down a tube has Italian plumbing been the source of...
Think you've got to go out and buy a bunch of expensive supplies anytime you want to work a little DIY update magic on something for your home? Not so! As these six projects prove, you can get quite creative with an affordable product you might already have at home. READ MORE »
Photo by Travis Wise/Creative Commons The Wall Street Journal reports that big players in the real estate industry have started to embrace quantitative data analysis and mathematical modeling, utilizing algorithms to evaluate how homes are scouted and purchased. For instance,...
Photo via John Fraissinet/Creative Commons Pedestrian zones and bike lanes, increased access to green space, investing in sustainable infrastructure — all may lead to a more enlightened metropolis. But according to a study by two academics, one of the easiest,...
Today’s guest on Hack the Entrepreneur is an entrepreneur, artist, and the founder of SB Ink, a creative consultancy and agent of social change. She has worked with companies like Disney, Sharpie, Zappos, and SXSW. Using common sense, experience, and neuroscience, she is proving that to doodle is to ignite your whole mind. Show More Summary
Image: Creative Commons via Flickr user thinker thing A sea of particles morphing to the beat of a 5-year-old's brianwaves put a synaptic twist on music visualizers in genetecist-turned-artist Peter Crnokrak's new video for Burial'sShow More Summary
creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Sean MacEntee We’ve talking a lot in our group about how people move towards more complex uses of the Internet. We started with a discussion around Internet1 search skills and dispositions. It’s simple stuff2 in a lot of ways but putting it in writing might… Read More
Hey, it's HighScalability time: Luscious SpaceX photos have been launched under Creative Commons. 1,000: age of superbug treatment; 18 million: number of laws in the US Quotable Quotes: @greenberg: Only in the Bay Area would you find a greeting card for closing a funding round. @RichardWarburto: "Do Not Learn Frameworks. Show More Summary
Image: Creative Commons Say goodbye to smelly subway cars and self-conscious armpit sniffing: researchers at the Queen’s Univeristy Ionic Liquid Laboratories (QUILL) have set out to eliminate BO once and for all. Likened by the teamShow More Summary
Flickr, the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing platform, has added Public Domain and Creative Commons 0 (CC0) to its list of available copyright designations. Both options will allow users to share their work freely with the public for reuse in any way they … Continue reading ?
As we had noted in our story about Elon Musk declaring all SpaceX photos public domain, Flickr (where most of those photos were hosted) did not allow an official public domain dedication. And while it offered Creative Commons licenses, the CC0 public domain dedication was not among the options. Show More Summary
Creative Commons photo by Quasic It Can't Be Done No one can fix your leaders for you. If you're an executive or a middle-level manager and you're frustrated with your leaders and managers not working together, you've probably entertained...Show More Summary
Nope. Not happening. (photo via Creative Commons) My time is up. Throughout my twenties and thirties when people asked me if I wanted to have children, I would say “no,” firmly. But I knew I had a “maybe someday” tucked in my back pocket since I still had time to change my mind. Show More Summary
Creative Commons Zero—the CC licensing with fewest restrictions— now an option.
The SoHo House in WeHo. Image by Paul Turang via Complex / Creative Commons The rumors are true: ritzy private club SoHo House is moving into 80,000 square feet of space in the Arts District. Well, that does it:...
creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-ND ) flickr photo shared by Bramus! We’re playing around with some online content for instructors to access on their own or to use as part of some guided online learning we’ll be doing. We started the building some elements around search because it is a place where most people are… Read More
On-court projection shows are becoming fairly common at basketball and hockey games around the United States, but The Famous Group found a way to take things to the next level. Before Friday's game between the Washington Wizards and the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center, The Famous Group production company put on an amazing show. Show More Summary