A Wizard's Words Finally Set Free
Strategy as Jazz vs. Symphony
Three men use some modern-day inspiration to retrieve 80-year-old Edison radio broadcasts from old technology.
To hear an ailing 82-year-old Thomas Edison speak, with the great inventor’s voice, wheezy and high-pitched, growing husky and choked as he praised his good friend Henry Ford who stood alongside President Herbert Hoover on a stage on Oct. 21, 1929 is catching lightning in a bottle.
Why Design Matters
"Jazz is impromptu, intimate, and improvising. Jazz musicians can create great things out of disparate inputs because of their raw individual talent and adaptive skills. Like jazz, strategy at the formation and early growth stages happens in real time, and the leader plays along with the band. It’s about sensing a "vibe" and evolving as necessary."
"Good business outcomes treat design as a holistic process that pulls in savvy marketing and research, as well as smart ideas, says IDEO’s Diego Rodriguez"
Some very stimulating notions even when viewed from an Organizational Development perspective!
"Les Paul: Chasing Sound" on Hulu
12 Ideas On How To Take Better Photographs
In the process of watching “Les Paul: Chasing Sound” on Hulu. Les Paul is quintessentially American in his approach to his career, his inventions and the arc of his life. An engagingly brilliant individual, this movie is worth watching even if you don’t play one of his guitars! And, it makes me regret all the more that I sold my Les Paul Custom Studio back in 1989!!!
So in the spirit of sharing, the following are some ideas for those of you who haven’t got out with your camera in a while and made some photographs. Your challenge of sorts is to shoot take 10 different photos in the next month or so. These ideas and photos don’t take a professional camera, nor do they require you to travel to some exotic place to take better photographs. As you will see, these photos are the kind that can be taken nearly anywhere.