creativity

  • Snapchat And The Beauty Of Ephemeral Photography And Fleeting Creativity

    Snapchat And The Beauty Of Ephemeral Photography And Fleeting Creativity

    Traditionally photography is about preserving a moment in time; you take a picture literally because it’ll last longer. The entire art is built around a quest for permanence, and archival desires. But with Snapchat, you’re casting off those things you photograph almost as soon as you take the picture – in many cases it’s less permanent than just continuing to look… Read More

  • Data Is Not Killing Creativity, It’s Just Changing How We Tell Stories

    Data Is Not Killing Creativity, It’s Just Changing How We Tell Stories

    I keep seeing this topic push up about how data is affecting creativity. Some say we are losing our sense of narration and storytelling. It’s not this at all. We are just experiencing a shift that other civilizations have faced when the traditional means for storytelling transform to give a sense of the changing times facing society. That does not mean a rejection of the narrative form. Read More

  • The couch made from 20 old Macs

    The couch made from 20 old Macs

    Why should you recycle? If not to help the earth out, then to avoid the $100 fines the city charges you for screwing up plastic with paper. A Mac store in Maryland Heights, Missouri had 20 old Macintosh II computers laying around collecting dust. So instead of just chucking them in the dumpster, the store’s owner built a fully-usable couch out of them. Creativity at its best? Quite… Read More