Tag Archives: play

Minds at Play in the Laboratory

Today's weird science = tomorrow's fibre innovation?

Minds at play may initially come up with some pretty wacky ideas that look impractical to us – at least until they lead to a game changing innovation. Continue reading

Are You Having Fun Yet?

To do great work, we need to have fun. And what exactly does “fun” mean? Just click play. . . Continue reading

Taking Risks

Taking Risks

This is me last summer on the sand dune island of Texel, on Holland’s western edge in the North Sea. I love this picture because it emphasizes the element of risk that’s involved in play. “I don’t know if I … Continue reading

Where Work is Play

At the Stanford d.school, they understand that play leads to innovation. Here’s a great slide show from Fast Company of how they balance the openness of play with the structure of production. Play Class Continue reading