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Daft Punk : l’universalité, pour le pire et pour le meilleur. Compte-tenu de sa longueur, le texte est téléchargeable en PDF ici afin d’en simplifier la lecture . * L’inégalité comme mode de fonctionnement * 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. Berkeley en Californie, vous l'aurez compris, berceau de la contestation américaine dans les années 60, ville aux mille contre-révolutions...

La rue et la créativité

Je suis à la rencontre C2-MTL sur la créativité et le commerce et c'est moi qui tiens à échanger sur Montréal et sur le mouvement étudiant avec quelques participants, parce que contrairement à ce qui se discute dans à peu près tous les autres salons de Montréal, le sujet du jour n'y est pas du tout la fronde du moment. Arianna Huffington du Huffington Post, Michael Eisner ex-PDG de Walt Disney, le cinéaste Francis Ford Coppola et autres célébrités viennent de défiler au micro ou s'apprêtent à le faire pour parler plutôt de comment ils ont su traduire la créativité en occasion d'affaires. Immense rencontre de grands esprits aux mille idées lancée par la firme de pub Sid Lee, l'événement a lieu dans la métropole depuis lundi. Si la liste d'invités est spectaculaire, l'atmosphère est tout aussi relax. Pablo Emilio Colabella est designer graphique.

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

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.


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. It happened like this: One time when Land and his three-year-old daughter were in New Mexico, she asked why she couldn't immediately see a photograph that he had snapped. He took a short walk through the desert, pondering that question. By the time he had returned (and it was no more than an hour, he recalled), he had visualized the elements of the instant 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. Empathy is not always talked about as a leadership quality. 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.

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

Laurie Coots, TBWA Chiat Day’s CMO, no stranger to change and innovation, moderated a panel with CP&B’s creative technology lead Scott Prindle, HUGE CEO Aaron Shapiro, Taylor CEO Tony Signore and me. We tried to cover everything from sources of inspiration to methods for transforming an organization. I actually took notes. Searching for Value in Ludicrous Ideas. Rationality, choice and modernism: Notes on Jon Elster’s theory of creativity.

This article sketches an assessment of Jon Elster’s theory of creativity in the arts, especially in the context of modernism.

Rationality, choice and modernism: Notes on Jon Elster’s theory of creativity

Elster’s perspective on constraints in the arts is immensely valuable for thinking through questions of artistic strategies, norms, innovation and originality. The article considers Elster’s views on artistic maxima, including a consideration of the distinction between aesthetic and non-aesthetic emotions, and then applies some of his insights to the field of modern poetic discourse as a means of assessing some aspects of his theory. It is argued that Elster’s prioritising of classical principles of artistic creativity as against modernist principles is not in fact necessitated by his own theoretical perspective. Indeed, constraint theory is in many ways as applicable to modernism as it is to classicism. 25 Famous Thinkers and Their Inspiring Daily Rituals. Searching for Value in Ludicrous Ideas. How Genius Works - The Culture Report.