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Daft Punk : l’universalité, pour le pire et pour le meilleur. Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’: A Timeline of the Global Teaser Campaign. It started with a Facebook post: Two helmets, one gold and one silver, halved and fused down the center, set against plain black. Then came the 15-second ad, aired during the March 2 episode of “Saturday Night Live”; its first appearance online was through an excited fan’s YouTube video of his TV screen. With each viral salvo, it was clear all bets were off: reclusive electronic music icons Daft Punk were releasing a new album -- eventually revealed as Random Access Memories -- and nothing about how it came to be would prove traditional, in the process unleashing one of the most tactical and innovative marketing campaigns in music business history.

October 28, 2008 Daft Punk themselves first tantalize that a new release is on the horizon in a 2008 interview . “Right now we are making music in Paris,” de Homem-Christo told Stop Smiling magazine. La rue et la créativité. Performative Social Science: A Consideration of Skills, Purpose and Context. Volume 9, No. 2, Art. 58 – May 2008 Performative Social Science: A Consideration of Skills, Purpose and Context Brian Roberts Abstract: This article reviews recent work applying a notion of "performance" in the study and representation of lives.

Performative Social Science: A Consideration of Skills, Purpose and Context

It tries to clarify some of the issues involved—including the meaning of "performance"—and "performative"—the range of possible approaches (e.g., in addition to drama—other arts) and the relationship between "subjects", "researcher" and "audience". André Helbo (dir.), Performance et savoirs. 1Performance et savoirs est le résultat du colloque de l’Association internationale pour la sémiologie du spectacle qui a eu lieu à Bruxelles en avril 2010, sous la direction d’André Helbo.

André Helbo (dir.), Performance et savoirs

Le livre, dirigé par ce dernier, se révèle très intéressant dans la mesure où il nous permet de comprendre le point de vue de plusieurs chercheurs qui ont défriché des questions concernant le théâtre et la performance, la théâtralité et la performativité, parmi d’autres sujets tout à fait importants dans le cadre des spectacles vivants. L’ouvrage en question nous présente une perspective pluridisciplinaire, c’est cela qui rend ses analyses tout particulièrement intéressantes et pertinentes à l’heure actuelle. Georges Perec et la contrainte, vidéo Georges Perec et la contrainte, vidéo Art et Culture Littérature - Archives vidéos Art et Culture Littérature.

Le CAC40 entre dans les “fab labs” Des grands groupes industriels s'intéressent aux "fab labs", ces mini-usines collaboratives, citoyennes, ouvertes à tous et permettant de créer ou de fabriquer des objets à la demande.

Le CAC40 entre dans les “fab labs”

Avec quelques arrières-pensées. Robots du hackerspace de Toulouse (cc) Ophelia Noor.


Polaroid and Apple: Innovation Through Mental Invention. Steve Jobs admits to few idols.

Polaroid and Apple: Innovation Through Mental Invention

But one is Edwin Land, the college dropout who invented the polarizing filters used in everything from car headlights to sunglasses. Land, of course, also invented the Polaroid Land Camera. David Kelley on Designing Curious Employees. Design thinking is a process of empathizing with the end user.

David Kelley on Designing Curious Employees

Its principal guru is David Kelley, founder of IDEO and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (otherwise known as the, who takes a similar approach to managing people. He believes leadership is a matter of empathizing with employees. In this interview, he explains why leaders should seek understanding rather than blind obedience, why it's better to be a coach and a taskmaster and why you can't teach leadership with a PowerPoint presentation. Kermit Pattison: How has the design thinking model influenced your approach to leading people?

David Kelley: The main tenet of design thinking is empathy for the people you're trying to design for. Nathan Myhrvold and collective genius in science. Nathan Myhrvold met Jack Horner on the set of the “Jurassic Park” sequel in 1996.

Nathan Myhrvold and collective genius in science

Horner is an eminent paleontologist, and was a consultant on the movie. Myhrvold was there because he really likes dinosaurs. Between takes, the two men got to talking, and Horner asked Myhrvold if he was interested in funding dinosaur expeditions. Myhrvold is of Nordic extraction, and he looks every bit the bearded, fair-haired Viking—not so much the tall, ferocious kind who raped and pillaged as the impish, roly-poly kind who stayed home by the fjords trying to turn lead into gold.

He is gregarious, enthusiastic, and nerdy on an epic scale. “What you do on a dinosaur expedition is you hike and look at the ground,” Myhrvold explains. Once, a team member came across a bone sticking out from the bottom of a recently eroded cliff. There was also Myhrvold’s own find: a line of vertebrae, as big as apples, just lying on the ground in front of him. Myhrvold gave the skeleton to the Smithsonian. Tegreene began. Ideas to accelerate agency innovation. Me with Scott Prindle, Aaron Shapiro and Tony Signore I just came back from a great session at the Mirren New Business Conference.

Ideas to accelerate agency innovation

Searching for Value in Ludicrous Ideas. Rationality, choice and modernism: Notes on Jon Elster’s theory of creativity. 25 Famous Thinkers and Their Inspiring Daily Rituals. Searching for Value in Ludicrous Ideas. How Genius Works - The Culture Report.