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Reads tagged with “innovation”

Paola Antonelli on Design & Innovation
Paola Antonelli on Design & Innovation

Design as a systemic solution, or what an octopus has to do with democratizing innovation.

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The Future of First-Response Environments
The Future of First-Response Environments

Displays for disasters, or what sensors have to do with survival.

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The 2020 Project: Visions of the Connected Future
The 2020 Project: Visions of the Connected Future

What Scandinavian luminaries have to do with LEGO and the future of humanity.

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Magazines: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Magazines: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Robin-Hooding print, vintage infographics, and what organ music has to do with the iPad.

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Kopernik: Crowdfunding World-Changing Design
Kopernik: Crowdfunding World-Changing Design

Humanitarian three-ways, or what Polish astronomy has to with the future of civilization.

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Facadeprinter: Graffiti Meets Paintball
Facadeprinter: Graffiti Meets Paintball

Automating anti-establishment, or what street art has to do with disaster relief.

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Current: A News Project | ITP Spring Show Highlights
Current: A News Project | ITP Spring Show Highlights

What Sandra Bullock has to do with Tennessee traffic law, British election results and the future of news sensemaking.

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The Johnny Cash Project: Global Collaborative Storytelling
The Johnny Cash Project: Global Collaborative Storytelling

Frames, doodles, and how to weave a digital quilt out of legendary music and cultural history.

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Beyond the Business Card: Three Alternative Tools
Beyond the Business Card: Three Alternative Tools

How to bump strangers, who killed the Rolodex, and what to do about it.

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Highlights from TED 2010: Day Two
Highlights from TED 2010: Day Two

Suspended animation, augmented reality, and what sheep’s knuckles have to do with the future of cultural problem-solving.

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