Northside Innovation 2015: The Takeaways

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Northside Innovation may have been two weeks ago, but I’m still thinking about the amazing speakers, the inspiration I gained, and how incredibly hot those two days were walking back and forth between my apartment and the Wythe Hotel. I put together a presentation for work to share what I learned, but wanted to share what I gained with a larger audience, so I made an adapted version to post on SlideshareContinue reading “Northside Innovation 2015: The Takeaways”

Creator, Maker, Doer – Which Are You?

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Check out my Instagram account @mynameisreb and hashtag #mynameisreb for more photos

Today marks the beginning of Northside Innovation, a conference that’s part of Northside Festival, a celebration of art, music, entrepreneurship, design, and tech based in North Brooklyn. This will be my fourth year attending (at least, I think that’s right) and it had me thinking about terms that are tossed around a lot within the creative, tech, advertising, and entrepreneurship worlds: “creators”, “makers”, “creatives”, and “producers”. Some are actual roles required on projects and some are self descriptive terms that somewhat self-obsessed people may use to describe themselves.  Continue reading “Creator, Maker, Doer – Which Are You?”