Archive for the ‘Engagement Sciences’ Category

Its not online or offline, it’s blended reality

Thursday, January 14th, 2010We acknowledge that digital communication tools, fixed broadband, mobile, convergence, open source, cheap production tools have changed our world. And we have shown that we are reluctantly accepting that by using the word digital ever more frequently.Digital natives vs. digital ...

Mobile futures

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010I was asked whether I would like to make a few predictions around mobile, networks, commerce and culture by Rudy de Waele. I joined a very interesting collective to share my views and I was fascinated by what everyone of ...

David Rosenberg on building a sustainable world

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010David has emerged as a world leader in sustainable construction innovation and has lead Hycrete admixture through the very first Cradle to Cradle certification. He has participated in numerous conferences around the US and the world, including a closed panel ...

What we call things is important

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009Having a mooch around with some ideas I am playing with I stumbled upon this book Metaphors We Live ByA quick check on the reviews was interestingStarting with the (deceptively) simple premise that the way we talk about certain things ...

War * Culture

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009Found this on Flickr today[caption id="attachment_4824" align="aligncenter" width="368" caption="http://www.flickr.com/photos/18382722@N00/118539502"][/caption]Each circle represents an individual with an outmodel (M) that represents its individual view of the world (color). The outmodel of each individual is heavily influenced by the outmodels of the individuals ...

Ecotopia

Monday, November 16th, 2009My good friend Andy Middleton is organising an event called Ecotopia - December 4th 2009So if you want to follow the No Straight Line rule of doing something. Get over to and get stuck in with Ecotopia.Become the change you ...

Commonwealth in the networked society [3] Big pharma

Sunday, October 11th, 2009Big banks, big pharma, big problems, writes John Martin,MONEY has thrown society out of kilter. Banks that once appeared to have mountains of cash have collapsed. As a consequence of the global recession, governments now recognise that banking is too ...

SMLXL: business and communications innovation

Friday, October 2nd, 2009I am often asked what we do @ SMLXL here's a film that provides a brief overview of the SMLXL philosophy, and some examples of the type of work and projects we have undertaken over the last few years.From Interruption ...

Figaro Social communications conference

Thursday, October 1st, 2009Social social everywhere, but why?The Figaro Social Media conference looks like its going to be a good event, as it blends some interesting topics and issues together. Both commercial and non-commercial. The challenges of understanding how to conduct successful communications ...

The walls between art and engineering exist only in our minds

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009So says Theo Jansen And to watch his extraordinary structures move you understand this is a man that does not take a linear approach to life.Yesterday, was quite an amazing day for me. Lunch with Livio and Lee @ Headshift ...

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