Tagged: San Francisco

Watch Sunni Brown’s “Doodlers, unite!” talk at TED 0

Watch Sunni Brown’s “Doodlers, unite!” talk at TED

Studies show that sketching and doodling improve our comprehension — and our creative thinking. So why do we still feel embarrassed when we’re caught doodling in a meeting? Sunni Brown says: Doodlers, unite! She makes the case for unlocking your brain via pad and pen […]

Cartoon Art Museum: Entrance (by Itamar Medeiros) 0

Must See: Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco

Located downtown in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena cultural district, the museum is home to over 6,000 pieces of original and cartoon and animation art, a comprehensive research library, and five galleries of exhibition space […]

Autodesk acquires Instructables 0

Autodesk acquires Instructables

Autodesk, Inc. announced today that it has acquired San Francisco-based Instructables, a popular online community for people who want to discover, share and be inspired by DIY project ideas and how-to information […]

Watch Joshua Walters’ “On being just crazy enough” talk at TED 0

Watch Joshua Walters’ “On being just crazy enough” talk at TED

At TEDs Full Spectrum Auditions, comedian Joshua Walters, whos bipolar, walks the line between mental illness and mental “skillness.” In this funny, thought-provoking talk, he asks: Whats the right balance between medicating craziness away and riding the manic edge of creativity and drive?

Watch Janet Echelman’s “Taking imagination seriously” talk at TED 0

Watch Janet Echelman’s “Taking imagination seriously” talk at TED

Janet Echelman found her true voice as an artist when her paints went missing — which forced her to look to an unorthodox new art material. Now she makes billowing, flowing, building-sized sculpture with a surprisingly geeky edge. A transporting 10 minutes of pure creativity […]