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Studying the Arts ranked as a key creativity indicator for US employers. Ironically, while 97 percent of employers say creativity is of increasing importance, only 72 percent say that hiring creative people is a priority.

- John Maeda, Ph.D., President, Rhode Island School of Design

Steve Wozniak talking about Steve Jobs.

"He thinks very much about getting technology out of the picture. From the very start until today, it's about how you make something seem like it's not a piece of technology in the way that you don't have to learn all these geeky, techie steps to get something done."

At Stellarvisions we've always felt the same way.

Two of our key beliefs:
technology should be transparent and intuitive and
it is essential to maintain humanity in a technological space

We love the entrepreneurial spirit of this baker in Paris. Using technology but maintaining a neighborhood feel. Hope it works out for him.



illustration from Hands Up! or Enemy no. 1 by Rifkat Shayfutdinovich Bagautdinov, 1971

Are you using LinkedIn? Seems they've taken some very Facebook kinda steps with your account. By default they have your account opting in to social advertising. That means your name and photo may show up in an ads on the network.


Thinking of more ways? Feel free to add them here. Amplify what you see.


Leaders define the constraints. How do we put those that are willing to take risk in leadership positions?


An interesting look based on cultural perception. Agree or not?

The original post as far as we can tell.

Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with ever-growing insistency. Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us. Let your watchword be order and your beacon beauty. Think big.

Daniel Burnham, Chicago architect. (1846-1912)


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