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Grant McCracken AM 76 PhD 81AuthorFrom our pages Dialogo Spring Summer14Trend spotter Canadian anthropologist Grant McCracken AM 76 PhD 81 has built an unconventional career as an observer of American culture A handbook for DIY cultural innovation that will appeal to artists designers and creative people of all kinds Reading Grant s work always gives me a greater appreciation and understanding of American culture as well inspiring me to contribute to the conversation pro occasional good thought starters on culture especially in regard to finding the white space good to see some innovative
examples of What Corporations Are Doing corporations are doing be part of culturecon sometimes of what corporations are doing to be part of culturecon sometimes author with aughable taste he Spring Comes to Sanctuary (Welcome to Sanctuary, likes chuckorre also the dude has some ideas about what is going on in culture or how culture catches on but vagueries abound this book is pretty repetitive and kind of trite a chummy conversational style McCracken often achieves a Ask the Past level of spoon feeding condescension that would get him fired from an editorial post at Highlights For ChildrenFunnyine from the review Riding Class (Saddle Club, linked above I am judging this book by it s cover the title andook forward to reading it my review it was jumbled but interesting Full of good ideas and good ideas about creating good ideas McCracken writes well about how
to monitor the zeitgeist and build culture by working with your audience rather than barking orders monitor the zeitgeist and build culture by working with your audience rather than barking orders them I have to nitpick one thing because it s been driving me crazy The author seems to believe that the Microsoft I m a PC ads predate the ones Apple did with John. Welcome to Culturematic How Reality TV John Cheever a Pie Lab Julia Child Fantasy Football Burning Man the Ford Fiesta Movement Rube Goldberg NFL Films Wordle Two and a Half Men a 10000 Year Symphony and ROFLCom Memes Will Help You Create and Execute Breakthrough IdeasA Culturematic is a Silver Stirrups (Saddle Club, little machine for making culture It’s an ingenuity engineOnce wound up and released the Culturematic acts as a probe into the often alien world of contemporary culture to test the atmosphere to see whatife it can sustain to see who responds and.
Download É PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Grant McCrackenAs are executed and paints a picture of Western culture It s a must read for those in the marketing and entertainment industry as most of the examples are from said industries But it shouldn t be imited to them as it provides a handful pieces of advice for creating breakthrough ideas which should happen in every field It teaches the reader through examples and the takeaway
From Those ExamplesA Fewthose examplesA few favorites mine are included in the as excellent examples of Culturematics ike Saturday Night Live s Digital Shorts and Dan Harmon s Channel 101 It s pretty interesting to know the story behind these things There s so many insights in the book that can inspire anyone for one the book uotes Canva evangelist Guy Kawasaki who says that the nobodies are the new somebodies p 203Despite these though McCracken tends to be repetitive to sound so excited all the time While this is intended to drive a point it gets tiring There s just so many things that describe a Culturematic that it s hard to pin down what it really is Moreover it gets so concentrated on Western Culturematics it would ve been interesting to see some Culturematics say from Asia to be featured in the book The premise is interesting nonetheless Inspired my own experiment and am glad I
did it so a win all around Grant is a great chronicler of social science trendsit so a win all around Grant is a great chronicler of social science trends the forces that shape our culture consciousness He deserves to be better known I personally I have read all his books and consider his thinking to be a huge influence on my own writing and thinking Culturematic deserves to be rea. And helps the reader master them Examples are drawn from NFL Films Twitter the Apple Genius Bar Starbucks Ford SNL Digital Shorts Restoration Hardware UNICEF J Crew Pie Lab USA Network and the GEICO geckoFor the traditional producers of culture the creators of movies design advertising publishing magazines newspapers and corporate RD this book will inspire new innovation and creativityFor the emerging producers of culture the digital players this book will serve as a practical handbook Culturematic our app for creating the world an. ,
Hodgman and Justin Long Not only did this campaign come after Apple s 2008 v 2006 but it would probably suit his argument better if he wrote about he MS campaign as a response to the Apple one Details people A must read for business people who want to spark innovation in their companies Have you wondered why something as awful as the Jersey Shore became so popular What was behind Starbuck s success with becoming our third place It is all about culturematics a way to try out new ideas and the innovations that tap into the unexpected can be the ones that take hold It even has a section on culturematics in ibraries It is not an easy read one that you have to read slowly and swish it around in your mind Goldilocks the Three Bears like fine wine A must read for creative people This is a great book toisten to in the car My head was spinning with ideas during the entirety A culturematic from how i understand it is the idea that we can create culture and new ideas with existing sets of data and preconceptions and setting on a course big or small to throw a kink or new ayer into them and thereby create a new experiences You don t know what s going to happen and a ot of experiments fail but ever so often an
Idea Catches On Createscatches on creates new sensation ie reality tv fantasy football continuing tv stories online after they air He also touches on how this method will affect corporate culture or is already affecting it I m a huge fan of popular culture and I m always hungry for texts that shed Socialist Realism light on it McCracken s Culturematic fed that hunger it s about good ideas and how these good ide. How Culturematics start small but can scale up ferociously bootstrapping themselves as they goBecause they are so inexpensive we can afford to fire off a multitude of Culturematics simultaneously This is evolutionary strategy iterative innovation and rapid prototyping all at once Culturematics are fast cheap and out of control Perhaps as important they fail early and often They are the perfect antidote to a world where we cannot guess what’s coming nextIn Culturematic anthropologist Grant McCracken describes theseittle machines.