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.
- “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
- Formulations by Andrew Witt
- Systems Upgrade by Leire Asensio Villoria and David Mah
- The Information by James Clear
- Pen plotter art
- Chiaroscuro (art)
- Dynamo and Revit (software)
- Adobe Podcast (formerly Project Shasta)
- In Seth Godin’s words, “funktionlust is a German word that describes the love of doing something merely for the sake of doing it.”
- Social capital (concept)
- Jose Luis García del Castillo (podcast)
- Andrew Witt (podcast)
- Rev Dan Catt (@revdancatt)
- Dana De Filippi - DanamoBIM
- Bill Debevc - YouTube channel
- Seth Godin (author)
- Steven Pressfield (author)
- Lex Fridman (podcast)
- Neil Stephenson (author)
- Alice Cooper (author)
- Cal Newport (author)
- Jeff Koons (artist)
- 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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