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You're making quite a critique based on a project, that apparently happened years ago, and when the company was just starting. TO me, it's pretty invalid...
Alec, I'm an outsider, I know, but I feel you can't argue so strongly when all you got is one personal negative experience. Plus, to what would you attribute all the successes? Everyone has failures, no matter who they are. That doesn't make Andrew's article less true.
Bastien, are you the developer behind this unique craft?
I'd personally fund a startup and collaborate with it. That's should definitely give you a lot of press, and if you build something great and meaningful, you definitely wouldn't get any better marketing than that.
I feel you man!
Hey Ran, I totally agree with you man.
Sometimes people feel that because they wrote a book or because they become some sort of icon in their industry, they can just say whatever without much thought put into it and lacking proper arguments.
In many industries, you can be a self-taught or just a guy who learns from experience without the need of formally getting a degree/license.
Comparing designers with doctors is a complete fallacy.
Many self-taughts are great designers ( I plan to become one myself :P ) and many self-taughts suck. Just like many licensed designers are great and many other suck.
A license doesn't say much really... These days, at least from my experience and from the large amounts of people I know, people go to college simply because it's the thing to do. Many don't even know what they want, but still go and study something, get a passing mark and that's it... It's sad and very true. Others even wonder from one career to another, with no real interest whatsoever.
Being a self-taught is super tough, maybe even more than most schools/universities.
Anyways... I bet that any point of view you come up with is valid depending on which side of the table you are on.
Be well my friend, greetings from Argentina!
Be nice. Or else.
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