8th April 2018
Why Good People Turn Bad Online. ‘So is there something about online social media culture that makes some people behave meanly? Unlike ancient hunter-gatherer societies, which rely on cooperation and sharing to survive and often have rules for when to offer food to whom across their social network, social media have weak institutions. They offer physical distance, relative anonymity and little reputational or punitive risk for bad behaviour: if you’re mean, no one you know is going to see.’
As discussed previously, 2018 is the 50th Anniversary of Planning and this weeks APG Brain Food goes even further back in time, with a speech made by Stephen King at the Account Planning Group’s, One Day Event in 1988. ‘The logical outcome of the new radical economics is a need in all types of company, for strategic imagination on the grand scale, building up the long-lasting range of added values that makes up any brand. A splendid opportunity for the right sort of outside advisor’. Still as relevant as ever.
Friend of The Filter and Founder of Street Wisdom – David Pearl, takes look at ‘How Top Leaders Use Stories’, on the Meaning MakersPodcast. ‘How looking at business meetings “the engine of post-industrial life” – through a different lens, say a theatrical one, can unleash the creative power of bringing a group together.’
The World Cup Of Transit Maps is taking place. It started on 4th April, with London beating Istanbul in the first round. Next up, London has Stockholm or Prague. Riveting stuff. You can vote here.
A perspective from Buzzfeed on the shootings at You Tube HQ. ‘ Twitter is the beating heart of breaking news. But its usefulness is offset considerably by a growing chorus of trolls, hoaxers, and irresponsible commentators. And it’s only getting worse.’
From National Geographic. How Travel Inspires Creativity.
I think I am a little late to this one, but do think it is a wonderful idea : ‘1 Second Everyday’ (1SE) is an application developed by Cesar Kuriyama. The application allows a user to record one second of video every day and then chronologically edits (mashes) them together into a single film.Imagine a movie that includes every day of the rest of your life.
Wonderful idea.Travel Instagrammers are luring armchair tourists with snaps of fictional holiday destinations – to raise awareness of areas threatened by pollution. WWF’s #TooLatergram captures the world’s ‘lost’ landscapes.