Writer’s Toolbox – Concept Map

November 26, 2012

The “Writer’s Toolbox” excercises are geared towards getting the artist/designer a better grasp of the topic that they are dealing with through writing. Writing down ideas and thoughts AS THEY OCCUR is an excellent way to preserve them and (later) organize and revise those initial thoughts and transform them into a better and all over […]

Diagram of Geek Culture

Diagram of Geek Culture

October 30, 2012

edit: I found out my map made it to the front page of reddit/pics (aka geek central!) for a day! Now it is truly geeky. edit again: Haha! so apparently someone posted this to their twitter and now its on a whole bunch of blogs. This means lots of people will be complaining about me […]

Sander van der Leeuw’s “The Archaeology of Innovation”

October 29, 2012

The development of human mental ability can be tracked through the progressive crafting of stone tools, Van der Leeuw explained. First we learned to shape an edge—a line—then the surface, then the whole volume of the tool, then the sophisticated sequence required to make a superb spear point. It took 2 million years. But by […]

The wild origins of Santa Claus

The wild origins of Santa Claus

October 18, 2012

If you live in Belgium or in the Netherlands, the similarities between St. Nicholas (Sinterklaas) and Santa Claus (Kerstman) can become very confusing. Especially if the Coca-Cola war colours wearing Santa Claus is called St. Nick in some of the Christmas cards (or Holiday Greeting, as American political correctness obliges). So thank, ehm, God, for […]

Africa Development

Africa Development

July 29, 2012

A visualization of a clients business model in working with remote villages in Tanzania. Source