First known as "Nuqat Ala Al Huroof" (dots on letters), it has hosted a yearly conference since 2009 that includes workshops
Kickstarter has made an indelible mark on our culture. Those average $30 donations have added up to tremendous economic benefits that have enhanced our lives and will continue to do so every single day with the accessibility of crowdsourcing platforms like Kickstarter. All it takes now is a dream, a plan, a camera, a laptop...and some generous strangers.
According to the Census and Department of Commerce, there are roughly 28.5MM businesses in the U.S—of which only 5.7MM actually
With large flat screens and loud speakers distributed around the ground, participants could easily continue to follow the
The symposium shed light on these designers' personal entrepreneurial journeys from creating an idea and then implementing
"Anyone who tells you otherwise is selling you something."
The financial crisis of 2008 raised questions about the sustainability of our pursuit of growth for growth's sake alone. Many are now re-examining deeply rooted values, beliefs and attitudes toward our financial system, as well as how to organize, lead and manage our society.
To my mind, the Creative Economy naturally lends itself to incorporating a green pillar. Innovative approaches to addressing pressing societal and economic issues can create jobs, green the economy, and increase the country's international competitiveness.
We're squandering our future obsessing about stock price, hoping that a rising stock market will lift us all out of these doldrums.
The growing Creative Economy and the democratization of production is fostering a large generation of lone wolf professionals, competing fiercely for a place in the sun and their fifteen minutes of fame.