Skeuomorphisme, ex-nihilo et syllogomanie


Popularisé par Apple sans qui personne n’en aurait jamais entendu parlé, le skeuomorphisme consiste à transposer le fonctionnement et l’ergonomie d’un objet physique dans un environnement digital.

Exemple en image avec l’application iBooks présente dans IOS…


…et l’objet réel dont l’application est inspiré !




“From scratch” de ceux qui ont pris option latin.



Aussi connu sous le nom de syndrome de diogene, la syllogomanie c’est la maladie de ceux qui ne savent rien jeter. C’est quand on déménage qu’on se rend compte qu’on est tous un peu syllogomane sur les bords.




20 must read blog posts on originality, work ethic and self-awareness

1. The cult of originality by Nina Paley

“Nothing is original. For a work to have meaning, it must use language – it must “make sense.” It needs to work with memes already living in the host mind: language, images, melodies, patterns. It can’t be wholly original. It can hardly be original at all.”


2. How to be creative by Hugh Mcleod

Don’t try to stand out from the crowd; avoid crowds altogether.

Your plan for getting your work out there has to be as original as the actual work, perhaps even more so. The work has to create a totally new market. There’s no point trying to do the same thing as 250,000 other young hopefuls, waiting for a miracle. All existing business models are wrong. Find a new one.


3. The 10,000 hour rule by Steven Pressfield

I understand why Zen masters give their students koans, i.e. unsolvable, logic-defying riddles. They are trying to crack open the young aspirants’ minds by making them hurl themselves over and over into a brick wall of futility until they finally and inevitably give up … and inexplicably succeed.

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