Danielle Feinberg: The magic ingredient that brings Pixar movies to life
I loved this video where Danielle Feinberg discusses how Pixar goes about making immersive videos. Here are a couple of quotes that I like. Because in the end we are not trying to recreate the scientifically correct real world. We’re trying to create a believable world. One the audience can immerse themselves in, to experience…
Fawn Qiu: Easy DIY projects for kid engineers
If you’re interested in teaching others problem-solving and engineering skills, Fawn Qiu has 3 guiding principles for creating projects: Low floor: Having a low barrier to entry. Is the project affordable? Are materials readily available? High ceiling: Can the project be modified later to teach other lessons? Ex. (mine) – The first project could be…
Margaret Heffernan: Forget the pecking order at work
This video came across my Facebook feed yesterday and it’s genuinely one of the most interesting videos that I’ve watched.
Barry Schwartz: Our loss of wisdom
One of my coworkers recently shared this video, so I thought it worth a watch. I’m glad I did watch it. A wise person knows when and how to make the exception to every rule. A wise person knows when and how to improvise. Rules and procedures may be dumb, but they spare you from…
Demonstrating creativity with a carrot clarinet
Apparently, one can create a clarinet with a carrot? ? [Creativity is] the putting together of two previously unrelated things, could be objects or ideas, and creating something new. –Linsey Pollak A carrot clarinet may not be very practical, but it sure is fun and creative. ?
This is what happens when you reply to spam email
Surely we’ve all got scammy spam emails in the past. I even remember that, as a teenager, I begged my parents for several hundred dollars to participate in a Nigerian scam. So, you can image my delight when I came across a TED video where someone was having a bit of fun with these spammers.…