The internet has had a significant impact on the media, entertainment and information industry. Constantly evolving technologies and the accelerating pace of innovation will require more fluid modes of content creation and distribution. Norms and Values in Digital Media explores how digital content has introduced opportunities for creating, sharing and distributing content, while revealing tensions in copyright systems. The report highlights recent innovations in digital content ecosystem, illustrates how such innovations impact copyright systems, and explores the legal, technical and societal changes needed to foster the ongoing innovation of online content.
For better or worse, says Csikszentmihalyi, our future is now closely tied to human creativity. The inference is obvious — the outcome of it all will be determined in large measure, wholly and substantially, by our own dreams, and our struggles to make them real. He argues that creativity isn’t a prerogative of supreme beings alone. The Homo sapiens, as Csikszentmihalyi argues, is riding the crest of evolution, thanks to human craft and creative hunger, aside from the emergence of great machines, and harnessing of energies, which have transformed the face of our living planet. It’s a revelation. This is not all. The psychologist also admits, cheek by jowl, that he’s not too sure whether this transformation will help the human race or cause its downfall.
More fodder for leveraging WCIW April 15 – 21
We’ve selected 10 new business ideas that will provide entrepreneurs with plenty of inspiration in 2015. Spotted from countries all around the world, these businesses offer a taste of what’s to come in the year ahead.
Looking for inspiration, new ideas, a diversion away from the same old, same old? Feel refreshed, review the new business ideas presented here.
Forget Facebook manipulating our timelines as a mass social experiment, or Google mining our personal emails for advertising keywords. When it comes to algorithms, nothing gets the blood boiling more than the subject of creativity….
And soon, it may be reduced to a simple algorithm. Are we ready for this?
Private investors are working with the government to nurture local creative talent in a city better known for cargo ports and finance.
"The long-term goal for Hong Kong is to create a culture in which “the designer can be valued as much as a banker.” Imagine that, eh? What might that be like?
Strangely enough, this is the past someone in the future is longing to go back to. Ashleigh Brilliant.
All the more reason to explore your creativity, exercise your autonomy, and introduce fresh ideas, decisions and actions during (and before and after) World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21, 2015.
Given the opportunity… what might you do to create a future from which you can travel back to today to see the joy bearing seeds you’ve planted?
As well as a music and film festival, SXSW is also an Interactive Festival focused on emerging technology. The interactive focus has earned SXSW a reputation as a breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies.
Below is a roundup of top 10 themes from the 21st annual festival , based on on-the-ground reporting, comments from JWT and Digitaria colleagues in attendance and secondary research.
It’s posted here to stimulate a conversation you might like to have during World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 – 21 to talk about new ideas…and innovation.
See on Scoop.it – Creativity and Learning Insights
IBM Research’s 5 in 5 list—five things that will happen in the next five years—is here. Some are quite surprising and awesome. The bad news: no flying cars and/or realistic sex robots yet.
Take a look – they are predicting individualized learning and no grades.
See on sploid.gizmodo.com
A quick refresher to help you embrace possible futures. Some might call these slides a wake-up call.
World Creativity and Innovation Week is 6 months away – how might you celebrate this year?
Imagine relieving yourself from having to remember numbers, places, names, etc. What effect if any do you feel this might have on people’s creativity?
See on m.fastcompany.com