Merlin Mann’s talk at the recent MacWorld conference, “Toward Patterns for Creativity“, hits on several ideas and questions that I’ve been struggling with for a while, in various contexts.
How do we do things? Where do we get stuck? Is creativity something magical, or can we tease out some method/pattern/framework that can help guide and facilitate this sort of work?
There is his usual dry, geek-centric humor, with some useful and relevant self-reflection from this famed (now reformed?) purveyor of Productivity Porn.