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Ten Must-See Art Documentaries | Art School Guide Aaron Dignan: How to Use Games to Excel at Life and Work :: Videos :: The 99 Percent Play is nature’s learning engine, says games researcher and author Aaron Dignan. In other words, we’re hardwired to enjoy games – they’re addictive, skill-building, and satisfying. So the question is: How can we integrate game concepts into our work lives to help us push ideas forward? In this talk, Dignan walks us through the principles of creating a great game and suggests ways that we might use them to overcome email exhaustion, spice up workaday meetings, and more. Aaron Dignan dressed up like a superhero for 180 straight days of the first grade, which marked the beginning of his life as an iconoclast, observer, theorist, and performer. Now, as a founding partner of the digital strategy firm Undercurrent and based in New York, he advises global brands and complex organizations like GE, PepsiCo, Ford, and Estée Lauder on their future in an increasingly technophilic world. @aarondignan

the ANTHROPOLOGiST MIT World | Distributed Intelligence CSS Full Page Background | Pressed Web Snippets Tutorials Beginner Orman Clark’s Scope theme taught me a few things. 1) Isotope is awesome . 2) Full page backgrounds are easy, beautiful, and low-bandwidth. View Demo View Demo – Large Background View Demo – Small Background According to Google Browser size , almost all users see a ratio of 2:1 when viewing websites. That means you can use a 500px by 250px image that’s been smushed to a few kB to be your big, beautiful, full-screen background. The HTML < p >Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. The CSS #bg { position : fixed ; left : 0 ; top : 0 ; min-height : 100% ; min-width : 100% ; z-index : -1 ; Other Solutions – Chris Coyier’s solution. PDO Baby Steps Django Djourney – PostgreSQL for Windows and Your First Admin Model How to Center an Element Without a Width

20 Inspiring TED Videos for Graphic and Web Designers TED is a nonprofit organization that transmits “Ideas Worth Spreading.” It all started in 1984 as a talk conference that brought people from three industries: Technology, Entertainment, Design. TED has some of the most inspiring, innovative, and creative people speak about various subjects. Their goal is to keep moving forward and to make the world a better place. What I love most about TED is the fact that there are so many intelligent individuals that try to change the world as we know it for the better. While we just go along with our daily routine and lives, they spend days trying to solve problems that we face as a society. We decided to share with you some of the most interesting videos in the design field. 1. 20 years ago, Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web. 2. How many poets could cram eBay, Friendster and into 3-minute poem worthy of a standing ovation? 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. In his typically candid style, Richard St. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

Mayami Nuestro de Carlos Oteyza De todos los documentales que he visto, hay dos que han realineado mi percepción de este género cinematográfico. Casualmente ambos fueron producidos a comienzos de los años 80, y también un poco casualmente, los descubrí a mediados de los 90. Aunque han pasado apenas 30 años, su estilo de edición, la manera de contar las historias, y sobre todo, sus imágenes, me producen una nostalgia inmensa que me arrastra a una época remota cargada de breves recuerdos de una niñez feliz en la que el mundo me parecía pequeño y simple. El primero de ellos es La Marcha de Sherman (Sherman´s March, 1986) de Ross McElwee, y el segundo –del que vengo a hablarles– Mayami Nuestro (1981) de Carlos Oteyza. Mayami Nuestro nos ofrece un retrato fiel de la sociedad venezolana contemporánea como ninguna otra pieza de cine que he visto en mi vida y lo hace a partir de una de sus características históricas más prominentes: la bonanza económica petrolera de la década de los 70 y parte de los 80.

Seth Godin y la estrategia de marketing 2.0 ¿Quieres ver mis calcetines? Hoy quiero escribir en mi blog sobre un vídeo de alguien que todos conocéis que es Seth Godin; es un empresario estadounidense de origen judío, graduado en Informática y Filosofía en la Universidad de Tufts en 1982, obtuvo su título de Master en Administración de Empresas en Marketing en la Stanford Business School. Está considerado uno de los teóricos del marketing más importantes del siglo XXI. Autor del libro "La vaca púrpura", diferenciate para transformar tu negocio. En estos tiempos en los que tanto hablamos de Marketing 2.0 y de Redes Sociales hay algunas ideas que me parece importante destacarlas; Seth Godin nos dice por ejemplo que las ideas que se difunden ganan, y estoy seguro de que eso es así. La mayoría de los negocios no entienden internet porque creen que funciona como la televisión, creen que la función de internet es como la de la televisión pero gratis; y si vemos las Redes Sociales como oportunidades para gritarle más o más fuerte a los clientes fracasaremos.

Joshua Foer: Step Outside Your Comfort Zone and Study Yourself Failing :: Videos :: The 99 Percent When most of us learn a new skill, we work to get just “good enough” and then we go on autopilot. We hit what journalist and bestselling author Joshua Foer calls the “OK Plateau,” where we have gained sufficient skills for our needs and we stop pushing ourselves.But experts do it differently. Looking at the research on everyone from incredible athletes to memory champions, Foer has extracted four principles that describe how to push through the OK Plateau to achieve true greatness. Watch this fantastic talk to learn strategies for developing expertise in any field. At a time when electronic devices have all but rendered our individual memory obsolete, Joshua Foer has made a compelling bid to resurrect the forgotten art of remembering with the bestselling book Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything. Joshua was born in Washington, DC in 1982 and lives in New Haven, CT with his wife Dinah. @joshuafoer