A digital democratic future powered by new ‘orgware’? FutureFest reflections
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A digital democratic future powered by new ‘orgware’? FutureFest reflections

Is the future to be celebrated or dreaded? The beauty of Nesta’s 3rd FutureFest conference was that it tried hard to err neither on the side of exuberant techno-optimism nor on that of gloomy doomsday scenarios. Continue reading

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What Is the Social Innovation Community? A serendipitous account
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What Is the Social Innovation Community? A serendipitous account

Something curious yet strangely familiar took place in Osaka, Japan, towards the early spring of 2012: A small group of like-minded university students, post-docs, architects, designers, film-makers and social entrepreneurs decided to launch a community for young people interested in social innovation. Surprised by the popularity of their first two free-form meetings, the founders followed … Continue reading