Same As It Ever Was

We have been in the same global mega-crisis for 50 years now. Two proposals were presented to the Club of Rome in 1969. The board selected the System Dynamics modeling project supported by Jay Forrester’s World Model, with the results published by Meadows, Meadows and Randers in 1972 as The Limits to Growth. The Club . . . → Read More: Same As It Ever Was

Future Shock 3.0

(Or is it just in the spirit of Global Future Day, March 1st? Not the best day to have chosen IMO.) Future Shock 1.0 foresaw the 1970’s oil and geo-political shocks, and let’s say 2.0 was pre-millennial fear. Future Shock 3.0 rains down upon our culture – as hopeful optimism. Over-optimism is what they call . . . → Read More: Future Shock 3.0

Designing a Future for our Future

You know the Singularity is coming. Get ready for The Multiplicity.

The workshop entices participants to co-create a future in collaboration as an act of personal foresight. We take on the creation of possible personal scenarios that confront the future opportunities for humanity, positioning our inherent multiplicities as creative narratives to counter the technologically-determined future . . . → Read More: Designing a Future for our Future

Social systems design for complex services : A workshop

What are the deep drivers of your problem system? Social systems design for complex services

I’m holding a workshop this week on dialogic design at Oslo School of Architecture and Design. Their unique program in Systems-Oriented Design has a  lot in common with OCADU Strategic Foresight and Innovation.

A workshop on dialogic design for complex . . . → Read More: Social systems design for complex services : A workshop