My Route to Self-Expression

May 23, 2009

On the Question of Cognitive Surplus…

Filed under: Uncategorized — thebestbrew @ 10:44 pm

Hugh MacLeod just posted about Dreck Intolerance. I know sh1t about Madison Avenue but the Clay Shirkey video below is so utterly, totally f**king on-the-nail. Transcript is here.

That is why I record stuff on Sky+ and FF through the ads and why I am sitting now with gapingvoid, twitter, Live Writer and my blog dash open with the TV off instead of sitting slack-jawed in front of another repeat of MI2. That’s why I’m re-discovering creativity I’d forgotten I had.

Once you learn that you can break the brainwashing-tube shackles, you come to really, REALLY resent it’s influence.  Watch this…….


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