Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Indian Futures

A rather modest attempt to make an infoviz collage based on the UN report on the sanitation conditions in India; the source of the image is unknown (=the web).

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Strategic conversations about the future

Cognitive Edge just put on the website an excellent research paper, Strategic Conversation: How to Engage 3600 Staff in Scanning and Scenario Building. It is both a case study, of how to involve employees into a discussion about possible futures … Continue reading

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Don’t Spoil My Future With Your Future!

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Future of the Curriculums About the Future

Last Friday I participated in a very interesting workshop, aimed at the ‘co-creation of the future curriculum’… to explore the futures! The workshop was called by the Haagse Hogeschool (which was lately reformed into the Hague University, so I should … Continue reading

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Enter the (random) matrix

New Scientist in its April 10 issue publishes a cover story called Enter the matrix: the deep law that shapes our reality, by Mark Buchanan, that provides a relatively simple introduction in the Random Matrix theory, a somewhat mind-boggling framework … Continue reading

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Playing in Hell

xkcd published yet another genius observation on the contemporary life, an imaginary Hell game (sort of existential Tetris); in a matter of hours the game was actually developed – you are welcome to try it. You can now literally feel … Continue reading

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On choices we make

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Games of the everyday

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Black Swan, this time from Iceland

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Doing instant learning

The purpose of art (at least, contemporary art, and at least how I see it) is to – if not challenge than at least – question the borders. Often by the very revelation that these border exist. Headed by Charles … Continue reading

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