The story below is based on ideas from my book The Art of Explanation, now out in print and ebooks. Perfect airplane reading! You’ve been there before. You sit down to gorge yourself on turkey when the questioning starts. Sitting across from you is Uncle Henry. He’s spry at 65, but is not so knowledgeable about technology. He asks, “So tell me again what it is you do for a living?” Your Mom hears the question and tunes in. “Yes, do tell!” she says, attracting the attention of everyone at... Continue Reading
Please don't take the zombie threat lightly. Protect your brain and learn how to kill the UNdead. Watch Zombies in Plain English: Happy Halloween from Common Craft!
Thanksgiving has come and gone here in the US and we're running a bit late in sharing the things for which we are thankful. This list could go on forever, but here are a few items that mean a lot to us. Our families, who are our biggest fans and sources of inspiration Fans who talk to about our work on the web and share links with friends Organizations and individuals who purchase videos The members of our Explainer Network Our friends who make us feel like family Sweet old dogs who we wish... Continue Reading
It's that time again folks. If you're worried about your brain this Halloween, Zombies in Plain English can help!
Hoping the Holidays make you say "YAAAAAY!" Lee, Sachi and Amos.
We were so happy to get a tasty Halloween treat from New Tee Vee who did a nice write up about Common Craft and our videos called Paper Cutouts Have Never Made So Much Sense. And speaking of Halloween... Remember folks, be careful tonight - zombies don't eat candy. If something happens - we'll see you at Costco. That's Sachi's jack-o-lantern on the right - suffering from a zombie bite to the forehead. Mine was inspired by the shirt in this photo. Have a fun and safe Halloween!
Alex, Rob and the folks at Social Signal in Canada put together this funny little Web 2.0 love letter. You can send it to someone from their Valentine page. An excerpt...