A Different Kind Of Sound

On December 22, 2009 By

The folks over at Wired Magazine (a perennial favorite at ThoughtOffice Towers) have put together a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the soundtrack for a new video game, Infamous, due out soon. Check out the video.

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Ray Anderson of Interface Inc. is a guy whose ideas really give me encouragement for the future. He shared his approach to sustainable business recently at TED Talks. Seems he experienced an epiphany in 1994, when he was called out in Paul Hawken’s book The Ecology of Commerce, as an example of the traditional “take / make / waste” method of doing business. Anderson took the criticism to heart, and began a program to completely reshape the way his carpet manufacturing company does business. Here’s what he has achieved, in his own words:

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This week, TED Talks posted a presentation by Saul Griffith that pushed a lot of my personal “geek” buttons – making electrical power with kites! All of us here at ThoughtOffice have a little bit of granola-crunching hippie inside us. We’ve shared many conversations about renewable energy, and leaving the planet a little better than we found it. Now, I’ll get off the pulpit, and let you watch the video:

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A recent episode of the new PBS series Wired Science featured an awesomely cool little toy that we Baby Boomers may recall, but which is now just about extinct… the chemistry set!

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John Kao: Innovation Nation

On October 5, 2007 By

I usually don’t expect to see anything serious about “work” on Comedy Central, but this recent interview with John Kao caught my eye. He appeared recently on the Colbert Report to discuss his new book, Innovation Nation. Have a look as John Kao explains how he feels that America has lost its innovative edge.

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Is it Launch yet?

On September 13, 2007 By

Almost… very close. We’re actually launching as we speak, and are refining the message and look/feel of the two sites for RichContent.

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Linguistic Phenom on Phonemes…

On September 5, 2007 By

OK, so that’s a bit of a tongue twister. It’s supposed to be. Really. Erin McKean is one gal who makes language FUN with a capital PH!

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