Important work can be done while daydreaming

Because the children were rarely bored – at least, when a television was nearby – they never learned how to use their own imagination as a form of entertainment. “The capacity to daydream enables a person to fill empty time with an enjoyable activity that can be carried on anywhere,” Belton says. “But that’s a skill that requires real practice. Too many kids never get the practice.” [...] “The point…

Storyboard – Wired Blogs

Sounds like a promising peek behind the curtain at Wired.  I’ll watch this for a while and see whether I can use it in my journalism classes. What Is This? An almost-real-time, behind-the-scenes look at the assigning, writing, editing, and designing of a Wired feature. You can see more about the design process on Wired creative director Scott Dadich’s SPD blog, The Process. This is a one-time experiment, tied solely…