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Bookmap: Everything is Miscellaneous by David Weinberger

I’ve just finished David Weinberger’s Everything is Miscellaneous. From the opening story about the prototype shop stationer Staples uses to design more effective experiences for shoppers to the final coda about the lack of structure in an ephemera shop, Weinberger tells thoughtful stories to outline his ideas, most of which I hadn’t heard before. Weinberger’s point is that multiple viewpoints result in multiple categorisation systems, … Continue reading Bookmap: Everything is Miscellaneous by David Weinberger »




Bookmap: The Minto Pyramid Principle (SCQA)… visually

I had some great feedback from author Mark Earls about the mindmap of his book “Welcome To The Creative Age” which I posted recently. It started me thinking about the importance of visual memory and I wondered if plotting a mindmap of a book’s chapters before reading would help the reader navigate through it. Perhaps publishers should start including mindmaps inside the covers? Anyway, I … Continue reading Bookmap: The Minto Pyramid Principle (SCQA)… visually »




“Welcome to the Creative Age” by Mark Earls – book review

Hugh MacLeod’s recent questions for Mark Earls prompted me to buy Mark’s first book “Welcome To The Creative Age – Bananas, Business and the Death of Marketing” – the book which Hugh says changed his life.If I was expecting to be blown away from the first page I was disappointed. Instead, Mark builds his case about creativity through the first chapter until thirty pages in … Continue reading “Welcome to the Creative Age” by Mark Earls – book review »