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Decoded: Techies and Creatives Intersect

Creative Industries – Decoded. The place to code in a day. – Articles – Open Innovation.

Higher Education Creativity in Chengdu, CHINA!

Who else wants to apply? Call For Papers for the 2012 Higher Education Creativity Conference | Entrepreneurship at ASU.  

Publishing really does seem to go both ways, doesn’t it?

As in this lovely video.  

Quote of the week

“Wikipedia is a researcher’s dream.” via Paul Saffo – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I couldn’t agree more. And it has only just begun. The naysayers have yet to prove that statement wrong.

Creatives and Educators Unite for US-China Exchange

“Would you go study in China?” Hell, yes! Will.i.am to Spearhead New Global Education Initiative – ARTISTdirect News. Related articles CHINA | Cutbacks in courses with poor job prospects | University World News (skillsinfo.wordpress.com)

More on the Creative Europe programme

EUROPA – Press Releases – Creative Europe: Frequently Asked Questions.

I cannot wait to see (and read) this film (and books)

Chinese film features Prof. Guy Alitto for his work with forgotten philosopher, political figure | NEWS.GNOM.ES.

Innovation requires transnational collaboration

As true in high tech as in culture — if not perhaps more so. Opportunities in Chinese market beckon Western high-tech firms|Business|chinadaily.com.cn.

EU Funds Arts (update)

This is a very promising development.  It is a lot of money for government to dole out. Although I believe (someone please correct me if I am mistaken)* that the new Disneyland in Shanghai is costing more than that all combined. EU Plans Largest-Ever Arts Funding Program, Pinning Economic Hopes on Culture Industry | Artinfo. … Continue reading

Freemium self-publishing in China

Actually, freemium self-publishing is reshaping traditional model. How Freemium Self-published Fiction Is Taking Over China | Publishing Perspectives.