late seventies/early eighties collage and photographs by John Foxx, former singer for Ultravox, now working as a graphic designer under his (real) name, Dennis Leigh
"Tenacity is not the same as persistence. Persistence is doing something again and again until it works…- Seth Godin
…Tenacity is using new data to make new decisions to find new pathways to find new ways to achieve a goal when the old ways didn’t work."
"But the Internet has also been a great aggregator of anxiety and an enabler of our worst tendencies.
It has allowed us to trumpet our own opinions, to win attention by broadcasting our laziest and cruelest judgments, to grind axes in public.
It has made us feel, in some perverse sense, that we are entitled to do so.”
How did creativity transform from a way of being to a way of doing? The answer, essentially, is that it became a scientific subject, rather than a philosophical one…
Attention is paid to the systems of influence, partnership, power, funding, and reception that surround creativity—the social structures, in other words, that enable managers to reap the fruits of creative labor.
In South Africa, electric traffic signals are known as “robots.”
40 years ago today, Richard M. Nixon finally decided if he’d lost Dr. Suess, he’d lost Middle America.