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🔎👩‍🎨10 Things - Issue #191 - attention vs creativity, human-centered design and being ‘indistractable’

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt on attention versus creativity. Is human-centered design in its essence egoistic
 
September 20 · Issue #191 · View online
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt on attention versus creativity. Is human-centered design in its essence egoistic, short-sighted and harmful? And some tips and tricks to stay focused, from the author of “Hooked”.

1. How craving attention makes you less creative. 1. How craving attention makes you less creative.
2. Thought-provoking: Human-centered design considered harmful.
3. Being ‘indistractable’ will be the skill of the future.
4. How social media can rebuild our empathy—and why it must.
5. RIP, Wim Crouwel, the Dutch grandmaster of sixties modernist design.
6. Mike Monteiro: "When design is in the right hands it can be used for things that move society forward."
7. Why the internet relies on people working for free.
8. Common Design Mistakes.
9. Here's a list of forty interview questions from founders and company builders in tech.
10. The danger of thinking we’re all ‘addicted’ to tech.
Bonus: Our very own Lotte Peters on Dutch Design (article in Dutch).
It’s not business as usual for the world’s children to skip school to get adults to pay attention to the climate crisis.
It’s not business as usual for those children to have to ask the adults to skip work.
It’s not business as usual for citizens to strike to get governments to make meaningful commitments to climate action.
So, on Friday 20 September, we’re not doing business as usual.
Today we will proudly support and join the Amsterdam #climatestrike.
There is no planet B 🌍💚

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