Breaking open the Magic Box
Who are the pioneers turning online video into art?
“What a grand invention it would be if someone could make a magic box…
A place for unconventional left-field ideas, that are so crazy, simple and brilliant they just might work…
Short essays about making and publishing things online
There’s this idea going around at the moment that storytelling needs reinvention.
It’s born out of a very honest concern: that our storytelling isn’t very good and not in tune with a changing world. This is a valid worry. There are fewer genuine craftspeople, a weakness towards instant gratification and a worrying lack of empathy.
It all started the day Jonathan Fields took me aside and suggested that I vividly imagine what failure would look like if I quit my job. I tried it out, and a month later I handed in my notice.
Shortly afterwards Tim Ferris told me that doing the unrealistic thing is easier than…
This is something I think about a lot in my work making complex ideas fascinating for delve.tv.
The challenge is to convey an idea not just simply, but through the essential nature of the medium.