Monthly Archives: December 2011

You learn more when you are smiling

Gerald Richards: Transforming Education Through Relevancy & Experience from Piers Fawkes on Vimeo. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills. They also … Continue reading

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Occupy Manifesto

via s3.amazonaws.com In response to criticism that they were a random collection of issue groups, without any clear over-arching vision and purpose, the Occupy movement have worked with Michael Moore to to create their manifesto, that clearly states their agenda. … Continue reading

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The Power of Story

Joe Gebbia: The Power of Story from Piers Fawkes on Vimeo. Airbnb FounderĀ demonstrates the power that human stories have in the engagement with and spread of ideas. HeĀ speaks about his start-ups journey–and the growing convergence of entrepreneurship and design.

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…and maybe our digital wallets won’t just have to be digital

Proverbial Wallets from John Kestner on Vimeo. We have trouble controlling our consumer impulses, and there’s a gap between our decision and the consequences. This is magnified by the digitization of money. When we pull a product off the shelf, … Continue reading

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Maybe our virtual/digital future doesn’t need to be so virtual

Tableau: physical email from John Kestner on Vimeo. As our social circle spreads across a wider geographic area, we look for ways to share experiences. Technology has reconnected us to some extent, but the interfaces are not as simple as … Continue reading

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What might future media look like?

Media surfaces: Incidental Media from Dentsu London on Vimeo. This is the first of two video sketches illustrating some of the ideas and principles behind Dentsu London’s communications strategy Making Future Magic http://bit.ly/makingfuturemagic_phil   Here, media includes messages from friends … Continue reading

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What could go better with infinity theory than Quantum Levitation

Thanks again to John Howard

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