Collaborative Haiku

A silent white board Scribble a first line, and wait Emergent haiku. Last Friday, goofing off between meetings, I scribbled one line, five syllables long, on on...

John McCain, RIP

• • • • • • • • • John Sidney McCain III August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018 The above image is a visual / typographic representation of one his favorite quotes f...

Expert eyes on creativity

Since 2012, the Deep-Play Research Group has been publishing a series of articles under the broad rubric of Rethinking Technology & Creativity in the 21st C...

The beauty of randomness

I have always been intrigued by the idea of how truly random our lives really are. Seemingly minor events can trigger effects, rippling through our lives, effec...

Robert Pirsig, 1928 – 2017

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance was one of those books that have influenced me deeply. I read it when I was in high school and read it again and again...

Happy Thanksgiving

 I feel lucky (and quite undeserving) for all that I have been given in this life. It is no surprise that Thanksgiving is my favorite day of the year. To celebr...