Story – A life changing seminar by Robert McKee

I recently attended Mr. McKee’s 3 days seminar (mckeestory.com) on story, screenwriting, character development, scene construction, etc.

And I was simply blown away.

To the point where I couldn’t explain in words what I had felt, a life changing experience, so I decided to make a video instead. I hope the video is more able to express what I have felt.

Enjoy!

 

Shouldn’t we go for driverless or nothing?

On may 7th, in Williston, Florida, the first known fatality involving auto-pilot on a Tesla model S. The auto pilot software “tuned out what looked like an overhead road sign to avoid false braking events.” Only in this particular case, it was not an overhead sign, it was a tractor trailer. The high-ride height of the trailer… Continue reading Shouldn’t we go for driverless or nothing?

Human biases in massively scaled algorithms

And you are biased too! Not convinced? Try the IAT test at Harvard’s project Implicit. Source: Shutterstock An interesting article on Human Bias, Machine Learning and the questions raised by the fact that “Humans are biased, and the biases we encode into machines are then scaled and automated”. Are we making machines learn the way our biased brain… Continue reading Human biases in massively scaled algorithms

What we can learn from creative businesses like Pixar and Disney?

Featured image credits: Hand: my left hand (Karim Aktouf); Innovation Lightbulb: Adobe Stock, author: shutterwolf (Originally posted on LinkedIn Pulse on January 24th 2016) As Pixar President and computer scientist Ed Catmull puts it: What I’ve learned running Pixar applies to all businesses. I apply the term ‘creativity’ broadly… It’s problem solving. We are all faced… Continue reading What we can learn from creative businesses like Pixar and Disney?

The Art of Biomimicry and 195 countries in agreement

It’s a first (Originally published on Dec 2015 on LinkedIn Pulse) For the first time, on December 12th 2015, after weeks of negotiations at the Paris COP21 climate change conference of parties, 195 countries unanimously agree to reduce carbon emission. All parties involved at the conference unanimously agreed to the content of the COP21 Agreement… Continue reading The Art of Biomimicry and 195 countries in agreement