Creative people are usually deep thinkers, obsessively pursuing thorough lines of inquiry. Most of us shaping the web are no exception, each eager to learn, analyze, and share as we swim against an endless tide of information and opinion. To succeed we must understand our strengths, and develop an integrity by which we find our focus and measure our contribution. It’s not so much about a destination as it is about just doing. Join Simon as he takes stock of where we’re headed – both as an industry and as individuals – with stories designed to inspire and make us more optimistic about our roles in building the web.
Simon Collison is a web designer, author and speaker with over a decade of experience at the sharp end. Based in Nottingham UK, Simon co-founded Erskine Design in 2006, which he ran for over 4 years before his recent departure to return to freelancing—using some of his new-found freedom to organize the recent New Adventures conference and begin work on an ambitious new book.
Recorded at Build 2011