how i work

I'm Aaron Blaise, Animator And Illustrator, And This Is How I Work

You may not know his name, but you’ve seen his work — for over 20 years Aaron Blaise worked as an animator with Disney to help create some of their most memorable characters. From Beauty and the Beast to Aladdin, The Lion King and more, Aaron’s pencil has overflowed with life.


I'm Will Young, Director Of Zappos Labs, And This Is How I Work

Zappos, of course, may be your online destination to peruse a plethora of shoes, among other things, but there’s a bit more to it than that. At Zappos Labs, a research and development unit in San Francisco, they are exploring the future of online retail.


I'm Hank Driskill, Tech Supervisor Of Big Hero 6, And This Is How I Work

It takes an army to make a film — especially an animated film in which every aspect is made from scratch. And contemporary animation is often tied to the technology behind it. Walt Disney Animation’s most recent movie, Big Hero 6, is a prime example of the symbiotic relationship between story and technology.


I'm Walter Isaacson And This Is How I Work

Walter Isaacson has made a career as a thorough biographer of exceptional people, including Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin. Of course, Walter is quite exceptional himself, in that writing books isn’t even his day job.


I'm Slava Rubin, CEO Of Indiegogo, And This Is How I Work

Over the past few years, crowdfunding has changed the ways both amateurs and professionals approach their passion projects. From art and cinema to prototyped tech products, there’s no limit to range of projects that have found life on sites like Indiegogo.


I'm Matthew Dornquast, CEO Of Code42, And This Is How I Work

It may be our most repeated and most ignored advice: always back up your files. Just do it! All drives and discs eventually fail, and backup service CrashPlan is specifically designed with that in mind.


I'm Susan Kare, Graphic Designer, And This Is How I Work

Susan Kare has led a diverse career as a graphic designer, but her reputation is preceded by an early milestone: she designed the indelible icons and fonts for the original Apple Macintosh. Her evocative, lucid and witty designs set a standard for the graphical user interfaces that followed.


I'm Bre Pettis, Co-Founder Of MakerBot, And This Is How I Work

The past few years have seen 3D printing go from a niche hobby to a mainstream manufacturing solution, and Bre Pettis deserves much of the credit. Bre co-founded MakerBot Industries, a pioneering force in bringing simple and affordable 3D printers to the masses.


I'm Jason Silva, Host Of BrainGames, And This Is How I Work

Jason Silva is hard to put a label on — he’s been called a futurist, an “idea DJ” and a performance philosopher. His popular video series Shots of Awe is a cinematic exploration of science and philosophy, and he also hosts the National Geographic Channel’s BrainGames.


I'm Stephen Dubner, Co-Author Of Freakonomics, And This Is How I Work

In 2005, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s book Freakonomics brought a new perspective to everyday life through the lens of economic principles — shedding light on everything from parenting to crime and why we act the way we do.