It’s a commonly held view that the world is hurtling through change at a breakneck pace. That our increasingly globalised culture is being changed by technological disruption… Read more “Market ecologies”
Really?! Yes. Look at it this way. Humankind has been throwing things into rivers for thousands of years – rubbish, talismans or coins, items which accidentally fall… Read more “The History of a City is Rubbish”
Happiness (below) is a short film made by Steve Cutts. It’s a masterpiece.
We live in a society where the focus on wellbeing, wellness, and mindfulness is in the ascendant. It’s the natural corollary to lives lived in the shadow of an exploitative system. I’m not championing being workshy here, far from it. I am talking about the myths we are sold – about the true path to happiness being just ‘x’ or ‘y’ and hang the consequences.
Perhaps the true path to happiness doesn’t lie in unrestrained consumption, but rather in developing yourself and your own resilience?
It’s the economy, stupid!
Today, more than ever, we need to educate people on how the economy works and why decisions made in seemingly remote centres of power affect our daily lives and are at the root of the way we view the world. (more…)
The failure to understand the values, motivations and desires of Millennials is dangerous at best, stupid at worst.
How can we explore the ‘health of the internet’? If you’re familiar with my work you’ll know that I’ve long been a champion of visualising data. But… Read more “The Internet Health Report”
Kenya is a fascinating country, where culture and commerce are thriving amidst rapid social change.