Writing headlines that get dugg vs Writing headlines that get rememberedWhile this blog is initially about novel interfaces, primarily for narrative delivery, it is also about how we interface with life and allow novelty to change the way we do so. Much of that ability has to do with an intellectual flexibility that is highlighted in Amy's list of distinctions. Hers is often excellent writing on these very topics, so if you haven't already, head over to slash7 and read...
Mastery of video game controllers vs Mastery of video game / problem-solving concepts
Convincing people to pay for your stuff vs Creating stuff people can't live without
Google ability vs Research ability
Being able to survive in a given business vs Being able to survive in any situation
Knowing how to blog vs Knowing how to write
Knowing how to prepare a lesson plan vs Knowing how to educate
Knowing how to speak properly vs Knowing how to weave a compelling 45-minute narrative
Being a CSS ninja vs Being good at learning multifaceted rule sets
Writing good Java code vs Understanding programming theory
Making pretty with Photoshop vs Analyzing the world to come up with impactful new things
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Amy Hoy: Technique or skill?
Technique or skill?