Sam Harris in the Shambala Sun What will it take to create an American Buddhism? Will it still be Buddhism? Will it still be religion? Sam Harris makes a compelling argument.
I am a bit of a mongrel, though perhaps that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. To quote William Blake from “Proverbs of Hell”, “Improvement makes straight roads; but the crooked roads without improvement are roads of Genius.” My own background is in performance and storytelling; I started working in interactive media in the early nineties. [...]
Tim Roessler used to tell a story about Norman Schwarzkopf during the first Gulf War. Somebody asked him how he managed to deal with all the complexities of running such a huge enterprise. He responded by saying that he focused on one thing he had to get done. Everything else had to be fit in [...]
A lot of what I do in my worklife involves helping people to be creative. I think that is why once a year or so I reread a book by James Webb Young entitled “A Technique for Producing Ideas”. The book, based on lectures that Mr. Young gave at the University of Chicago Business School [...]
I am the principal of Twine Studios - twinestudios.com - a user experience research, strategy, and design firm for organizations looking to transform how they engage their audience through rapid, iterative, people-centered approaches.