Monthly Archives: February 2010

aman_cards, aman_games

I finally got the prints of for the aman_geld project). Visual identity is a mixture of the blog’s look&feel, but the main image is from the site, http://www.aman-geld.com. Pity they still can’t make Harry Potter-like moving pictures in printed media, … Continue reading

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Future Deductive

There is a couple of interesting moment of ‘working with the future’ in the new Sherlock Holmes movie by Guy Ritchie (we’ve just seen it). If I remember, the movie starts from one such a scene, but the most vivid … Continue reading

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Digital Skin is to Launch a New Virtual World Suite

Digital Skin, a virtual world developer/consultancy (formerly known as UnfroZENmind), just announced a launch of their brand new product, 3D World Suite. Initially positioned relatively modestly (3D Virtual Conference Facility), the suite will eventually allow its users not only to … Continue reading

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Design Initiatief Congress in Nijmegen

Organizers of the Design Initiatief’s annual Innovation Conference just confirm our participation in the event, in two roles – in the morning, as organizers of the master-class for students, and then in the afternoon as the speakers (and then of … Continue reading

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Russian Design Union on the CreArt’10 Forum

Design Union, a web portal of the Russian Design Association, publishes an extensive review, by Yelena Yurchenko, about CreArt’10, an annual forum held earlier in February in Brussels were I was speaking at (the text is in Russian). I myself … Continue reading

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Latour on the multiple futures, and the pasts

openhagen School of Business has recently uploaded the slides used by Bruno Latrour, during his lecture there in November 2009 titled “Organizing Uncertainties”. It is a very interesting story, partly rooted in his classical views on the evolution of the … Continue reading

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Digital Skin to Launch New Virtual World Suite

Digital Skin, our partners and friends from Paris, just announced a launch of their brand new product, 3D World Suite. Initially positioned relatively modestly (3D Virtual Conference Facility), the suite will eventually allow its users not only to held meetings, … Continue reading

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Future of Work, according to PWC

PriceWaterhouseCoopers has recently made available the results of the study on ‘Managing tomorrow’s people’, a series of three publications, The future of work to 2020, How the downturn will change the future of work, and Millennials at work: Perspectives from … Continue reading

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Reflective futures, or Mafia begins and wins

March’s issue of Wired published large (and I should add, long-waited) piece on the Mafia game (otherwise known as Werewolf) – How a parlour game became a tech phenomenon. The rules of the games are simple, deceptively simple even, to … Continue reading

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Counterfactual thinking creates meaning (of the futures)

This is a lovely cartoon itself, but it may also work as an excellent illustration to the recently published research paper From what might have been to what must have been: Counterfactual thinking creates meaning, published recently in the Journal … Continue reading

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