Episode 70
Zach Kron
Art, Creativity, and Personal Evolution.
Zach Kron, senior product manager at Autodesk, on making and selling pen plotter art, evolving with your projects, capturing ideas, and remote work.
December 7, 2022
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Episode Notes

Zach Kron, senior product manager at Autodesk, on making and selling pen plotter art, evolving with your projects, capturing ideas, and remote work.

Zach is a Senior Product Manager at Autodesk, a global provider of design software. Since 2007, Zach has been involved in the research and implementation of digital tools that drive real world building projects and increase the availability of advanced design practices. While his focus is on making software, Zach also participates in teaching, hands-on workshops, hackathons, and all other forms of design technology community development.

You can find Zach at Buildz.info.


Zach’s

Favorite quotes

  • “The process is fun, and more than the actual editing process is the process of ideating the best workflow that you can get.” —Nono
  • “We aren't really good at having something that you do just for the sake of it. We need to have the side effect.” —Zach
  • “But you have to remember that I didn't have to put on pants today.” —Zach

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People mentioned

Chapters

  • 00:00 · Intro
  • 01:00 · Evolution of this podcast
  • 09:46 · Freediving
  • 12:16 · Capturing ideas
  • 13:25 · People are different in person
  • 15:54 · Evolving with your projects
  • 20:10 · Connecting with your audience
  • 21:20 · Live vs. offline
  • 26:19 · The creative medium
  • 30:00 · Selling art
  • 38:46 · Pen plotter art
  • 46:34 · Making art with Dynamo
  • 50:31 · Art
  • 01:02:53 · Funktionlust
  • 01:05:09 · Remote work
  • 01:11:54 · Outro

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