Creativity is as important as literacy

10 idees interessants de xerrades TED (la propera cita és el 28 de març!):

"In 6000 years of storytelling, people have gone from depicting hunting on cave walls to depicting Shakespeare on Facebook walls." (Joe Sabia)

"Data is the new soil. It feels like a fertile, creative medium, we irrigate it with networks and connectivity... and it's worked by unpaid workers." (David McCandless)

"Leaders can let you fail and yet not let you be a failure." (Stanley McChrystal)

"If you hire people just because they can do a job, they'll work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they'll work for you with blood and sweat and tears." (Simon Sinek)

"There's no reason -no practical reason- for newspapers to survive." (Jacek Utko)

"A brand is a voice, and a product is a souvenir" (Lisa Gansky)

"Small objects, like iPhone, create a bubble of space around us that enable us to have a metaphysical space that is much bigger than our physical space" (Paola Antonelli)

"Whenever there's a camera around, it's a great del harder for those in power to bury the story." (Peter Gabriel)

"If anybody here has trouble with the concept 'design humility', think about this: it took 5000 years to put wheels on our luggage" (William McDonough)

"Human relationships are rich, messy, demanding. We clean them up with technology. And when we do, one of the things can happen is that we sacrifice conversation for mere connection. Ans we seem to stop caring." (Sherry Turkle)

Il·lustració: Lieke van der Vorst

Army of me

"My formula for success? I just shoot with my heart, put my work on the internet and magazines contact me." (Michal Pudelka)

Barcelona, any zero

Terrassa del Café Español, al Paral·lel (1925). 
© Josep Gaspar. 

Only one Earth

Humans are the only creature in this world who cut the trees, make paper from it and then write "Save trees" on it.

Totes les fotos són de National Geographic.

Scenes from Suburban Life

Bethany va créixer a Cheshire, igual que Lewis Carroll i Ian Curtis. Als 13 anys va conèixer un noi, i es va quedar embarassada.
Passen 10 anys, i avui la Bethany Morris és fotògrafa. Retrata gent jove del seu entorn, "sempre amb problemes i gairebé sempre nois, perquè creuen que amaguen bé els seus secrets, però els porten escrits a la cara".
Si us agrada Larry Clark o Joost Vanderbrug, llegiu la seva història:

-¿Qué le pides al futuro?
-Sentar la cabeza y un plato de comida en la mesa. 

Tres tristes tigres

"Cuando era pequeña soñaba con tener un quiosco y un perro. Hoy tengo dos perros, un gato y soy ilustradora. Lo del quiosco sigue pendiente." (Carmen Saldaña).

"I want people to be afraid of the women I wear"

"It's a new era in fashion -there are no rules. It's all about the individual style, wearing high and low, classic labels and up-and-coming designers all together.
Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment."
(Alexander McQueen)

Savage beauty, l'exposició de l'any.