Archive for category: Design Capacity

It’s a Criminal Act

It’s a Criminal Act

1 / October 5, 2009 9:14 pm

What do these three pieces of information add up to: a quote from the founder of a start-up company, an article from Harvard about outsourcing, and a book about peak oil? The answer: a trend worth paying attention to! In […]

Actionscape Elements of Innovation

Actionscape Elements of Innovation

0 / April 3, 2009 10:40 pm

The Power of Pattern-Seeking

The Power of Pattern-Seeking

0 / March 20, 2009 11:35 am

We are naturally pattern-seeking creatures. When the ancient Greeks looked up at the stars, they invented a whole series of rich stories and mythologies to go with the constellations. These stories and patterns may on one hand seem arbitrary to […]

Science – The first open-source system?

0 / February 25, 2009 10:49 am

What is science? Most people will associate it with test tubes and experiments and miraculous inventions, but this only points to the unfortunate way we teach science. We neglect to learn the most valuable contribution of science which is the […]

Thinking Visually

1 / February 14, 2009 3:31 pm

A powerpoint from Critical Mass about the usefulness of visuals to assist in thinking about the world. It’s an important reminder that writing on walls, drawing lines in the walls, and telling stories are all critical cognitive tools for interpreting […]