beyond tellerrand PLAY & MAKE 2013 – an event for creative minds

James Paterson

james-paterson

James Paterson is a weirdness engineer who moonlights as a software engineer. He lives in Montreal with his wife and son, and believes that making a crappy game can be more fun than playing a good one.

I Just Work Here

Monday, 9th – 16:30

What if your curiosity asked you to construct an 18 foot cone of garlic mashed potatoes? Or spend an entire year drawing nothing but flip-flops? Or electron microscope skin flakes?

I'm fascinated by how little control we have over what we like and find interesting. In my own time I try to follow my curiosity wherever it leads me. When I work for others I try to point the same curiosity at their problems and challenges.

This talk will be a guided tour of my imagination and my work/life approach.

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