Archive for the ‘beautiful words’ Category

Antifragile coined by N.M.Taleb (also author of black swans) describes things that benefit from shocks, grow when exposed to randomness and that are beyond resilience or robustness. Allowing us to do things without understanding them. It’s a mechanism by which the system regenerates itself continuously by using (rather than suffering from) random events. If you […]


Digital distribution of information and the iphone and ipad create a new breed of readers. Information can take shape in more formats than ever before: text, video, sound, graphics etc. Reading is more and more a visual act. Reading used to give you a view on things, where watching was perceived as processing of an existing image. […]


malfatto

06Apr11

“Malfatto” is Italian for “poorly made”—a tongue-in-cheek designation of an approach to design that privileges controlled experimentation, the hand of the maker, and materials research that is not directly related to industrial thinking. Advocated perhaps most passionately by the Italian architect and industrial designer Gaetano Pesce – who introduced the concept forty years ago, when […]


how a message is distributed is also defined by the structure of its form; it’s best to know about the format that is easy to share if your strategy is that ambassadors will promote your story.


CSR corrosive sustainability the real-fake version a bless or a blast?


buba-kiki test

08Jan10

Shake things up to ensure compassionate debate in your company creates an innovative and creative culture. Principles and rules to nudge this environment, it’s important to give thought how to manage functional fights, provide a structure to make people feel safe to experiment and make use of their perosnal connections and nudge the conversations to engage collective efforts.


paul claudel sister of camille claudel