Innovation

Somewhere in-between immersive cinema and alternate reality gaming

Somewhere in-between immersive cinema and alternate reality gaming

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending Secret Cinema  for Wes Anderson’s new film The Grand Budapest Hotel. Secret Cinema is an event usually centred around a movie where organisers create elaborate sets, stories, characters in the universe of that chosen film. Visitors are encouraged to dress up and […]

by × March 24, 2014 × 1 comment
The Mulholland Drive of Innovation

The Mulholland Drive of Innovation

This morning I found myself discussing the strange, surreal world of David Lynch and what a feat it was for him to take a mass TV audience hooked on the seemingly straight-laced crime drama that was Twin Peaks and totally mess with the audience’s expectations and perceptions on every level… […]

by × March 21, 2014 × 0 comments
Making the improbable possible – When technology becomes magical experience

Making the improbable possible – When technology becomes magical experience

What has always secretly stirred in me a passion for new technology is wrapped up in a well-used quote from Arthur C. Clarke… Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. And I guess I always wanted to make magic. It seems that sense of magic, made possible through sufficiently advanced technology […]

by × February 26, 2013 × 1 comment
The building blocks of innovation and the history of the steam locomotive

The building blocks of innovation and the history of the steam locomotive

At the Sketching in Hardware conference this year I spoke about a few subjects I’ve become very passionate about: the history of the steam locomotive, behaviours that foster innovation and OpenIDEO. I somehow found a way to string these things together into a cohesive whole, looking at the building blocks […]

by × November 14, 2011 × 4 comments