"Sometimes these covers, like this one, are drawn in haste to meet a deadline and you have [to] fly by the seat of your pants and fall back a bit on instinct rather than ultra-careful thought. Perhaps with more time, I could've contemplated another more nuanced approach."
Amy Lazarus and I will be running 'Design for Worldview' prior to our TEDxDirigo talk. The workshop will be on November 4, 2016 at 1 City Center, Portland, ME 04101, USA. Our talk will be held the day after. If you haven't bought tickets to either, get 'em while they're hot! TICKETS: Design for Worldview: The Workshop
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Organized religion has long repulsed me. However, faith and community are essential parts of a healthy, robust life. This interview with Alain de Botton is fascinating and rests at the very delicate intersection of my desire for independent thought and my longing for community and a structured environment in which to explore life's greatest questions. Alain de Botton — A School of Life for Atheists
This piece outlines why no other priority is more worth funding than the heightening of bias awareness in media production. The greatest innovation any media company will develop is one that produces talent empowered and incentivized to recognize and disrupt their biases in new and creative ways. If we continue to mindlessly feed the internet our biases (see: the Marvel illustration imbroglio), then we will fail to evolve and realize a brighter future. New Evidence Shows Search Engines Reinforce Social Stereotypes
"When you have a deep understanding of the job, you can innovate more specifically to do it well. Rather than broadly guessing at what the customer might want, you can focus on innovation that addresses specific experiences they wish to have and deliver in a more focused manner." | Fast Company | Business + Innovation
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