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On the Creative Question | Manifesto by Geert Lovink, Sebastian Olma & Ned Rossiter
On the Creative Question – Nine Theses By Geert Lovink, Sebastian Olma and Ned Rossiter ‘Culture attracts the worst impulses of the moneyed, it has no honor, it begs to be suburbanized and corrupted’. ― Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge ‘We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars’. ― [...]
The Precariats, Live Performance & EP Launch | November 19 | 8 PM at TrouwAmsterdam
This Thursday at the MyCreativity Sweatshop at 8 PM The Precariats perform live and celebrate the launch of their EP titled Zero-Hour Contract. All the song lyrics are taken from texts of a popular contract in the creative industry: the zero-hour contract. Come sing along!
Creative Industries and Singularity? I don’t think so.
by Sebastian Olma If you talk to someone who has been alive and conscious during the eighties and tell them about the recent popularity of Raymond Kurzweil’s idea of “technological singularity,” the response you get is usually: “You must be kidding, the guy’s a total nutcase!” And they have got good reason to be surprised [...]
Serendipity: Creative Process between Accident and Sagacity
by Sebastian Olma The notion of serendipity is quickly becoming an important reference for the creative industries as well as for our innovation-obsessed economy in general. This is remarkable as it was originally conceived in the middle of the 18th century within literary circles where it led its marginal existence until very recently. The term [...]