Skills of the rockstar planner – PSFK

Piers Fawkes and PSFK came up with this set of videos some time ago. Just posting them here before I forget about them.

 

1. Intuitive Problem Solving:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NepafwxD8?wmode=transparent]

 

2. Communicating Ideas:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn40fvPDWeE?wmode=transparent]

 

3. Insatiable Curiosity:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTqGmzCq1qw?wmode=transparent]

 

4. Understanding the human condition:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e–9ZkuP7QY?wmode=transparent]

 

5. Rolling up your sleeves:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqQJXgDYDwo?wmode=transparent]

Halo:Reach / Deliver Hope

The latest installment in the Halo series is here.

 

Deliver Hope

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMYrKTU8Hmc?wmode=transparent]

 

Here’s a recap on what we’ve had so far:

 

Birth of a Spartan

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yc3q_CiAlhc?wmode=transparent]

 

We are ODST

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzxQZ9d6llw?wmode=transparent]

 

Believe

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXeST0NMtic?wmode=transparent]

 

Landfall

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxdvGO1oOF0?wmode=transparent]

Dieter Rams on Good Design

Good design is innovative

Good design makes a product useful

Good design is aesthetic

Good design helps us understand a product

Good design is unobtrusive

Good design is honest

Good design is long-lasting

Good design is consequent to the last detail

Good design is concerned with the environment

Good design is as little design as possible

[awesomeness] is chasing daylight / the new normal

This is a presentation I wrote a while back – maybe two years ago, or thereabouts.

It was a reflection on where advertising – the best of it – is going – and the deeper human truths behind it.

Finally getting around to putting it up here. Enjoy, etc.

http://www.slideshare.net/AdityaAnupkumar/chasing-daylight

where lies [awesomeness] in the new World?

A short presentation I wrote.

The World is changing at a pace we can’t fathom. And the ones to inherit it – Millennials – Generations Y and Z – are learning to cope with it – the loss of old identities, the creation of new identities – in different ways. What drives them? What makes them tick? What do they want from life.

This is the first draft of what is a (very large) work in progress. But if you’re looking for an answer, you might as well start here.

How do you understand the new emerging World – a World where identity is a function of not where you came from, but where you’ve been, what you’ve seen, who you’ve spoken to, what you’ve touch-felt-tasted-heard-experienced.

http://www.slideshare.net/AdityaAnupkumar/the-experience-generation

[awesomeness] is trying to build a better world

So for the uniitiated, Saatchi and Saatchi created this competition called “The Impossible Brief” – aimed to look at different ways to solve the Israel-Palestine conflict. Their site is here; their facebook page is here.And this is my entry: