Weird associations, recent reading & rambling Over the summer I posted some loose thoughts that were spinning around my head about an emerging Age of Weird and its implications for … Continue reading
This week (November 20-26) genetic counsellors across Canada will be participating in the 2nd annual Genetic Counselling Awareness Week (see my post on this topic last year.) The theme for … Continue reading
At the beginning of this year I told myself I wanted to do more making. I’ve spent a lot of time the last few years thinking and typing, but I … Continue reading
The Age of Weird is arriving…. Austin’s “Keep [City] Weird” support-local movement is spreading across the US. The world’s number one pop artist wears clothing made of meat. The LA Lakers’ starting Small Forward is changing his name to Meta World Peace… The business world is already playing catch-up. We know creative advantage is more crucial now than ever before. Firms willing to move beyond their core comforts, embrace their cultural quirks, and experiment on the fringes will be best positioned for innovation.
This is one of my favourite ideas of the last little while: Red Balloon, an English School for kids, asked its students what they wanted to be when they grow … Continue reading