Monthly Archives: October 2005

Yahoo! Podcasts

Yahoo recently rolled out it’s podcasting service, Yahoo! Podcasts. Knowing Yahoo! like we do, I’m sure that it will become a major player in the podcasting arena right behind iTunes. By the way, if you search for “The Prepared Mind” you’ll find our little podcast located on Yahoo!’s new service. If you get a chance, stop by and rate us. Also feel free to give us a nice little review. ;-).chris{}


Podcast #9: Von Glitschka of Bad Design Kills

In my first podcast after a long pause, I sat down with Von Glitschka of Glitschka Studios and Bad Design Kills to discuss the state of the industry.Listen to this episode

  • 0:01:09 How Bad Design Kills was conceived
  • 0:07:47 Von discusses his previous illustration work and the parallels between the problems of the illustration industry and the problems facing the GD industry
  • 0:31:22 The state of design industry “leadership”. Does it even exist today?
  • 0:47:14 Design Thinking and why it’s needed
  • 1:03:50 Design education (we need WAY more time for this topic)
  • 1:14:21 New things that Von has on the horizon

Other links mentioned in this podcast:

A Sheep No More


I’m published! I gotta tell my Mom! Some time ago, I was notified that the folks over at Speak Up wanted to include one of my comments in the third volume of their Stop Being Sheep publication.Thanks to all the folks over at Speak Up for finding something I said worthy of repeating, rather than vociferously shouting down!.chris{}

Keeping it simple

Hello all! I’m sorry it’s taken me so long for me to update content on this blog as well as add new podcasts. I plan to add a new podcast in the next couple of days. However, the time away did give me a lot of things to think about and to observe.Not having to prepare for, record and edit my own podcasts, I amused myself in listening to other podcasts while I was vacationing in Germany the past 2 weeks. One of those podcasts was one in a series of podcasts recorded at the AIGA Design Conference 2005 featuring Milton Glaser and Nicholas Negroponte.

Continue reading