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On Becoming an Innovation Community

John M. Eger | Posted 07.20.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

It seems every city is talking about becoming an innovation city, an innovation region, an innovation community. But you can't have innovation without creativity.

The Grave Dangers of Inspiration

Misha Lyuve | Posted 05.18.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

From ART BEAUTY LIFE blog. In this short essay I would like to warn you of dangers of inspiration. After suffering for over a week without inspirat...

The Surefire Way to End Online Piracy: End Copyright

Dean Baker | Posted 03.24.2012 | Business
Dean Baker

The institution of copyright dates back to the late middle ages. It may have served a useful function back then, but we will need something better for the Internet Age.

The Art and Design Legacy of the Apple CEO

John M. Eger | Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

There is now more talk, more awareness of the importance of art and design. And there is a greater recognition that our schools, our communities, our attitudes must change.

Secretary of State Clinton: Protecting Creative Content Can Coexist With Internet Freedom

Chris Dodd | Posted 01.04.2012 | Entertainment
Chris Dodd

We value and respect the Internet, and we ask that those who use the Internet respect our content and our workers.

TEDxEast: Curating New York City's Idea Communities

Laura Cococcia | Posted 06.20.2011 | New York
Laura Cococcia

It's a rare weekday that one gets to hear Suzanne Vega perform and after listen to best-selling author Bruce Feiler discuss his own mortality as he faces cancer.

Creative Clusters Lead to Creative Communities

John M. Eger | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
John M. Eger

"Creative Clusters" are the early indicators that a creative community -- committed to nurturing an economy and society based on the importance of art...

Creative Orange County -- Moving Forward!

Susan L. Petrella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Susan L. Petrella

It's been several months since my last post. It was about the soon to be TEDxFullerton event, 9.10.10, the first ever TEDx event in Orange County CA....

More Funding for the Arts, Please

John M. Eger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John M. Eger

Today, the arts are being cut to one of the lowest points in history. It may seem ludicrous to say it, but we really need to be spending more on art education. Much more.

LOVELAND and the Imagination Age

Jason Silva | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jason Silva

LOVELAND hopes that by starting small and growing exponentially, large-scale impact will become possible quite quickly. I recently caught up with Rita J. King to chat about the project.

It's the Creative Economy, Stupid

John M. Eger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John M. Eger

The stimulus and all the federal policies in the world will not help if all we do is prop up the old economy. It is rather the new economy, the creative economy begging for attention.

The Aesthetics of Play

Dylan Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dylan Kendall

How many opportunities do we, as adults, have to play during each day? What would our world look like if we filled our lives with more joyful, play-rich aesthetic experiences?

DCWEEK: A Community Building Exercise in the Nation's Capital

Jen Consalvo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jen Consalvo

Digital Capital Week will be filled with technologists, creatives, govies, entrepreneurs, social media enthusiasts and others from across the greater DC area.

Create Denver Week 2010

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Part think-tank, part talent show, part party, Denver should be alive with the buzz and frolic of the Creative Class. I for one am eager to see what programs are in place at "Create Denver Week."

WATCH: 30 Days | 30 Reasons I'm Voting For Barack Obama

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

Like everyone, my reasons for deciding who I'm voting for are personal and so are my videos. I'm not trying to tick off campaign talking points and I'm not speaking for anybody but myself.

Ladies Who Launch: Lay-Off Could Mean Free-Lance

Amy Swift | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Swift

Women are leaving corporate America in droves. Some of them are forced to go and others just can't stand it anymore. With the right planning and mindset, it might be the best thing you ever do.