Cognitive Surplus + Collaborative Consumption. Mix it up, stir it up, add a social agenda and what do you get?
With the recent unraveling of non-sticky bio-degradable gum it got us thinking about all the wonderful things we have to look forward…
What really are the societal affects of human alienation from nature? The term nature deficit disorder coined by Richard Luv was speaking to the behavioral problems that could result for children as they spend increasingly less time outdoors. What about the costs to adults? It may be another trendy way of reclassifying questionable behaviour (Seasonal … Continue reading »
In a world of mass consumption, over indulgence, and wastefulness (all of which seem to be pretty much the same thing) it’s not hard to see why we don’t want to face the music. Our symphony which we are scoring is about ourselves tomorrow and next week, but not about the next generation, or the … Continue reading »
“…In order to make love they’ll have to plug you in…” – Rahsaan Roland Kirk This truism is not far off from what can be a stupidly long period of continuously mediated interaction which we put ourselves through. Recent Ofcom studies show that the average Briton spends half their waking hours using some sort … Continue reading »
Our current booklist is looking pretty one-dimensional which is ironic given the the nature of their topics. Unreasonable-ness, connected-ness, strange-ness, happiness…they are all tied by one overbearing concept: Breaking Patterns Changing your thinking can lead others to behave differently, and the ripple effect can be world changing. It could be thinking about mundane things like … Continue reading »