“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things. And the reason they were able to do that was that they’ve had more experiences or they have thought more about their experiences than other people. Unfortunately, that’s too rare a commodity. A lot of people in our industry haven’t had very diverse experiences. So they don’t have enough dots to connect, and they end up with very linear solutions without a broad perspective on the problem. The broader one’s understanding of the human experience, the better design we will have.”—Steve Jobs in a 1995 Wired interview, one of 200 profound, inspirational, insightful quotes in I, Steve: Steve Jobs in His Own Words (via curiositycounts)
The Growth (y leve caída) of US Newspapers 1690-2011
Los tiempos cambian y los medios no son ajenos. En línea con lo planteado por el paréntesis de gutenberg, este excelente video nos muestra la escalada de publicaciones norteamericanas desde 1960. Alcanzando su pico máximo en la década del ‘10 con más de 17 mil periódicos.
Para luego decaer levemente (?) al día de hoy con 13.670, que si bien la diferencia es considerable, el número de diarios sigue siendo significativa.