Welcome to this week’s top links!
In response to Bruce Nussbaum’s claim that Design Thinking is finished (read here), frog design gives their take on the future of Creative Intelligence. In particular they touch on the misconceptions of creativity, as well as the fear that Creative Intelligence could face a similar demise as design thinking.
Watch the recent interview of President Obama last week at Facebook HQ. It was essentially Mark Zuckerberg holding a Live Town Hall with Obama and fielding questions from citizens. I find it very impressive how Obama has embraced social media for his campaign and it certainly helps with the younger demographics.
In this post from Seth Godin, we get insight into the current state of society and the revolution that we are currently in the midst of. Aside from simply being aware of these changes, we also need to recognize the opportunity it brings along with it, which can be explored in the follow-up post here.
New York Times has developed a new project named Cascade that maps out a timeline related to articles and information they create and share. It’s an interesting project and the information is beautiful, but I do wonder what they plan to do with the data they collect through this platform.
An intriguing article from The Atlantic that focuses on the value of working at coffee shops. The article gives a number of reasons of why coffee shops are an ideal setting for work and some great examples of people who have utilized this avenue for their own creations. I personally love working in coffee shops and I think the article is spot on about the benefits.
And if you missed last week’s links, check them out here.