Futures, innovative education, Innovative stimulus

make a difference with design

On the 10th November Positive Posters announced that Christopher Sousa Ebels from Australia was awarded first place in their 2011 Positive Posters competition. Christopher’s entry, “The Real Carbon Tax”, was chosen by the panel of judges as the winning poster out of over 2,500 entries. Second place was given to Dee Choi from Australia with […]

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Creativity, Future of Media, Futures

on the brink

A transformer from Nike sent me this link to “On The Brink” which discusses the past, present and future of connectivity with a mix of people including David Rowan, chief editor of Wired UK; Caterina Fake, founder of Flickr; and Eric Wahlforss, the co-founder of Soundcloud. Each of the interviewees discusses the emerging opportunities being […]

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Futures

Don’t believe the hype when it comes to Millenials

I was researching the ideas or dare I say ‘hype’ surrounding the Millenial generation for a project and thought I would post some of the research resources here in case anyone was desperately excited about doing the same. Enjoy people. The ‘Trophy Kids’ go to work Ron Alsop writes for WSJ and this is his […]

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Futures, Innovative stimulus

What the Futurist holds…

I’m just flicking through the latest issue of The Futurist Magazine which arrived this morning and I thought I’d share with you the highlights of this latest treasure: * Scent of Success Apparently Jazz Diet Pepsi was promoted via black cherry scent strips in magazines, Thomson Holidays put smell strips of suntan lotion on their […]

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Futures

Great “Futuristic” stimulus for workshops

Microsoft produces a series of future  clips which explore how technologies will change the way we live our lives. Although they can be a little far out, they’re definitely worth a look and would provide some great stimulus for innovation workshops to really push the boundaries of your category & consumer understanding. Worth a look. […]

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Creativity, Future of Media, Future of Work, Futures, Innovation, Innovative stimulus, Looking for insights, Macro trends, open source, Problem Solve, social media

A little ditty for your next innovation workshop…

Another good piece of innovation stimulus from the lovely Lynette Webb,  Insights Manager at Google who created a Flickr site called “Interesting Snippets”. I’ve profiled her before and this is the latest image to her collection. It comes to us with a great quote from Russell Davies’ blog entry about Clay Shirky’s book Here Comes […]

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