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Don’t Panic. Pivot.

  • News
  • By BRINK

Early on in the COVID-19 crisis, the film and video production industry were promptly put on an indefinite pause. Since it is practically impossible to comply with social distancing measures on productions with more than one person, everything from basic video shoots to major Hollywood films has been shut down until further notice. As film […]

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With a Biden nomination likely, Democrats have a new challenge ahead

  • News
  • By Joshua Belhumeur

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently said: “In any other country, Joe Biden and I would not be in the same party.” She’s right. Alas, our two-party system coalesces power in a way that forces dramatically diverse views under one tent. But whether we had 2 parties or 10, a democracy still requires coalitions to be built around […]

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If You Want to Make Change, First Make Friends.

  • News
  • By Joshua Belhumeur

Today is the official public launch of a project two years in the making that BRINK conceived, championed, and built with the backing of the City of Tucson: Connect Tucson Our goal is to help Tucson better attract and retain talent and businesses, the economic engine needed to create a healthier and happier community. While a […]

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Striving for “Work-Life Balance” is Trying to Solve the Wrong Problem

  • Ideas
  • By Joshua Belhumeur

I recently published a job posting for a Strategist out of our Tucson office and was humbled by the positive responses and quality applicants we got within a day of sharing it on social media. One paragraph, in particular, I chose to highlight: We believe the concept of work-life balance is a misnomer. Work is […]

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It’s Been a Decade of Change

  • News
  • By BRINK

As the 2010s come to a swift close, we wanted to reflect and rank the five most significant milestones of the decade across design, technology, and culture. Rise of Social Media: What started in the late 2000s as a trend for technogeeks and Gen Y went mainstream this decade and the effects on humanity have been […]

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On the BRINK Film Challenge

  • Labs
  • By Joshua Belhumeur

Last week we screened six short films for the On the BRINK Film Challenge to a sold-out audience at the Screening Room in downtown Tucson. The challenge was a side project we put together to flex our community’s creative muscle and challenge ourselves to work under tight constraints. The rules: make a film in just 40 hours […]

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Corporate Social Activism

  • Ideas
  • By Joshua Belhumeur

Social media has democratized the bully pulpit and given the average person relentless exposure to content and conversations on a myriad of social issues. This, only further aggravated by algorithms favoring outrage (emotion = engagement = ad revenue) and the inherent sense of urgency a digitally connected world creates, has propelled us into an era […]

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How the Internet is Killing Humanity

  • Ideas
  • By BRINK

The promise of the new digital frontier was to expand human potential and our connections with one another, to work together to create a better future. But as the dot-com boom refocused the Internet from creativity and connection to growth and monetization, the unanticipated side effects began to have a strikingly destructive impact on the […]

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“PROFIT AT ALL COSTS” MINDSET IS BOTH DESTRUCTIVE AND UNPOPULAR.

  • Ideas
  • By BRINK

Nearly 200 chief executives, including the leaders of Apple, Pepsi and Walmart, tried on Monday to redefine the role of business in society — and how companies are perceived by an increasingly skeptical public. “While each of our individual companies serves its own corporate purpose, we share a fundamental commitment to all of our stakeholders,” the group, […]

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Who is #greenshirtguy? All of us.

  • News
  • Events
  • By Lizzi Pittman

The Tucson city council meeting on August 6th was open to the public, and citizens took their usual places in front of the mayor to address the recent first-in-the-nation referendum passed that adds to the November ballot an item to make Tucson a sanctuary city. It’s as hot a topic in Tucson as it is […]

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