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The Human Face of Big Data Documentary

The book “The Human Face of Big Data” that I helped write a few years back is now a documentary film. It airs in the US on February 24, 2016, at 10 p.m. Eastern time. Congratulations to everyone involved.

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Beware of Artists

Creators are a dangerous bunch. If we’re any good at what we do, we’ll probably make at least one or two people feel something. Think a new thought. Even have the occasional insight or two. They might even get mad … Continue reading

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The Human Face of Big Data Book is Published!

We made a thing! The Human Face of Big Data, the coffee-table book by Rick Smolan (that I helped ghostwrite this summer), is out, and getting some decent reviews. Over a hundred photographers and a big team of writers worked … Continue reading

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It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint — Ten Tips for Avoiding Creative Burnout

How do you pace yourself when your creative life is on a very fast train, destination unknown? I don’t know about you, but when there are too many things going on I get all buzzy and frantic inside, and my … Continue reading

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Never Knowingly Be Serious

Rule #27: Never knowingly be serious – The 11th Doctor Do you ever struggle with the feeling that if your art/work/life isn’t “serious” (whatever that means), it’s not real? If it’s too fun or silly or playful it’s not legitimate … Continue reading

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