Conflicts in small companies
It's been a long time since our last update. To be honest, part of me felt unsure exactly how to continue our conversation now that the book is... Read more
National Indie Excellence Award in Best New Non-Fiction
I am very _very_ surprised and honored to receive the award for best new non-fiction ( http://bit.ly/1mRGLUV ) by the National Indie Excellence Book Awards.
I just wanted to... Read more
2nd TEDx Talk
I was fortunate enough to be invited for my 2nd TEDx talk. This time the subject was "Go Further." Here's what I shared with the audience.
Thanks... Read more
TEDx Talk at Wellesley College
I just received a video recording of the talk I gave at TEDxWellesleyCollege. I wanted to take this opportunity to both share the video with you, and also... Read more
Video of the Tour Talk
The folks at Rotman School of Management was nice enough send over a capture of the talk I gave there last week. If you've been wondering what I'm... Read more
Huffington Post and UX Booth
One of the things learned from the tour is that the audience for "realizing empathy"—as an idea—is far broader than originally imagined. Thus, to make the work useful at... Read more
2014 Communication Arts Award of Excellence in Book Design
Wow... I'm surprised and honored to receive the 2014 Communication Arts Award of Excellence in Typography: Book Design for Realizing Empathy: An Inquiry into the Meaning of Making.
This was... Read more
Cincinati, OH / Ottawa, ON, / Montreal, QC
As you know we're on tour at the moment. Just passed New York, NY (NYC UXPA) and Princeton, NJ (Princeton University Entrepreneur Club). Fantastic reception at both venues. Very grateful.... Read more
Dr. Sam Richards Reviews the Book
We are delighted to receive the third notable review! This time from Dr. Sam Richards who gave a provocative talk at TEDx titled "A Radical Experiment in Empathy."
"Seung Chan... Read more
Awarded Platinum at 43rd Creativity International
Just wanted to thank you all for your continued encouragement and support. :)
With your help we were able to win the platinum award (best in category) for... Read more
Realizing Empathy at NY World's Makerfaire
I've been invited to give a talk titled "How Making Helps Us Learn to Realizing Empathy" at the New York World's Makerfaire.
When: Sunday 9/22 1:30pm - 2:00pm ... Read more
As the Shipping Winds Down
It is already the month of September. Boy, time flies. I can't believe that it's been 1.5 years since the project officially launched.
Since the printing of the book, I've... Read more
Dr. Ernesto Sirolli reviews the book
Just wanted to share a rather beautiful review by Dr. Ernesto Sirolli, CEO & Founder of the Sirolli Institute, well-known for his TEDx Talk titled "Wanna Help Someone?... Read more
Dr. Frans de Waal reviews the book
Just wanted to share some great news with y'all! :D
Dr. Frans de Waal (Primatologist & Ethologist / Author of The Bonobo and the Atheist & The Age of Empathy... Read more
What is Empathy?
One of the biggest hurdles of writing the book was coming to grips with the word "empathy" itself. As social psychologist Daniel Batson says in his book The Social Neuroscience... Read more
Pre-ordering is Now Available for the Public
Hi everyone! :D
Thanks again for all your patience and encouragement as I ship your books out. :) We're almost there! Based on the current rate, we should be done... Read more
Update on the overall project
Just wanted to send you a quick update on how "Realizing Empathy" has grown from my attempt to self-publish a book to my dream of forming a global... Read more
Going to Print
Just letting you all know that today "Realizing Empathy: An Inquiry into the Meaning of Making" has entered the printing press. :]
For a short video of the... Read more
I will be sending you a real update in a few minutes, but I first of all wanted to take a moment to share a few stories.
Going... Read more
Lab Notes will now be posted on the blog
I have gotten e-mails from some of you asking me about the future of lab notes. We will now be posting them on our blog. It's very interesting... Read more
We have made it.
I haven't had much time to digest this. Everything is a bit surreal at the moment. So I'll keep this brief.
WE HAVE MADE IT.
And truth be... Read more
85% Funded, 5 days to go!!!! Awwwww yeah!!!!
Big news!! It looks like if this campaign succeeds I'll be giving a couple talks about "Realizing Empathy" ! :) Overseas no less! :D
Thanks to the opportunity... Read more
Lab Notes: Oct.07.2008
Oct. 07. 2008
I just realized that I had bought exactly so many pieces of paper, because I thought I knew exactly how many polygons I needed to make the... Read more
Lab Notes: Oct.01.2008
Hi everyone! I hope you are all enjoying your weekend. :)
While the campaign is going on, I thought it would be interesting to periodically share some of the short... Read more
The Scientific Method
Yesterday, I was watching a lecture at RISD by a physicist named Lisa Randall. In her talk she briefly talked about the scientific method, and mentioned that in the beginning... Read more
8% in 3 days!
Thanks to your support, we have reached 8% in just 3 days!! If we go at this rate, I'm confident that we can make this campaign a success! Please keep... Read more