Archives for 2011

More thoughts on Endings

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Years ago, when I was running an innovation team at the BBC, one of my favourite sites was Half-Bakery*. The idea is that you post a barely-formed but interesting idea (such as a ‘Sarcasm lock‘ or a ‘Guided Missile to make Tunnels‘) and other people decide whether the idea is ‘baked’ or ‘half-baked’. Of course,

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Working & Talking

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Storythings has been up and running as a company for a few months now, so its a good time to talk about the work we’re doing. Alongside numerous interesting conversations and bits of consultancy, Storythings is currently working on three projects: Wellcome Trust Storythings has been commissioned to research and develop an online video product,

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‪Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories‬‏

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One of my obsessions at the moment is understanding the patterns of attention we make as we curate our time to make room for content, stories, and other forms of culture. This old Kurt Vonnegut video isn’t quite the same thing, but is a lovely illustration of a similar theme. Its also an illustration of

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