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About losers, thieves and the last job on earth: Our links of the month

Dirk Dobiéy Education, News Leave a Comment

This edition of our links of the month focuses exclusively on fantastic video content from various sources. Sure, they are not brand new but even if you’ve seen them already — It’s very nice to see them again. We tried.

“Maybe we all need a reminder that every success story is incomplete without its difficult chapter.” Nice Video Essay by Adam Westbrook about hard work and a loser: Leonardo da Vinci

Meet Alice, holder of the last recognizable job on Earth, trying to make sense of her role in an automated world.’The Last Job on Earth’ is a film produced in collaboration with the Guardian Sustainable Business section. See the full article on The Guardian

Kirby Ferguson’s fantastic video series about creativity and innovation as a process of combining the existing: „Remixing is a folk art but the techniques involved — collecting material, combining it, transforming it — are the same ones used at any level of creation. You could even say that everything is a remix.“

This BBC Horizon Documentary attempts to explain how the creative brain works and certainly manages to provide important insights in a very diverting way:

Tell us about your favorite video essays too!


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