Some bits of fiction…

It’s been a while, but I’ve started cranking out some short bits of fiction again. Actually finishing and publishing them as well even. Just short pieces of speculative work, going straight to medium:

Happy Independence Day!  – 2 min read.
Small mistakes and large consequences.

Roti Capy, No Sambal. – 4 min read
A delicious meal served with a … Continue reading “Some bits of fiction…”

Theory of Change and the Futures Cone.

The first in maybe a series of posts mashing together and overcomplicating some simple diagrams. Today’s victims; Theory of Change and The Futures Cone. I will briefly introduce The Futures Cone, make a critical note on its depiction, and propose a new ‘P’. Then a brief introduction of Theory of Change before we mash some diagrams together and … Continue reading “Theory of Change and the Futures Cone.”

A Rough Design Fiction Maturity Continuum?

If you’re reading this you probably already know about Design Fiction. You may also have seen Bruce Sterling‘s recent talk at NEXT Berlin on Fantasy Prototypes and Real Disruption. At around the 12:30 mark Bruce calls out the need for a system of categorisation for design fictions, ‘a taxonomy of dragons’ if you will. I don’t … Continue reading “A Rough Design Fiction Maturity Continuum?”

6/6 rambling paraphrased summaries of the talks given at the Under Tomorrow’s Sky public think tank, June 16th in MU. Each speaker introduced their ideas for the workshop session on the 17th, which will shape the model city for the exhibition.

Bruce Sterling

Self proclaimed “basic network society dilettante”. No introduction should even be necessary. Deliverable for this project is … Continue reading “Opening #UTS think tank 6/6 – Bruce Sterling”

5/6 rambling paraphrased summaries of the talks given at the Under Tomorrow’s Sky public think tank, June 16th in MU. Each speaker introduced their ideas for the workshop session on the 17th, which will shape the model city for the exhibition.

Warren Ellis

Just survived having his face shot full of drugs and worked over with cow horns, it’s a … Continue reading “Opening #UTS Think Tank 5/6 – Warren Ellis”

4/6 rambling paraphrased summaries of the talks given at the Under Tomorrow’s Sky public think tank, June 16th in MU. Each speaker introduced their ideas for the workshop session on the 17th, which will shape the model city for the exhibition.

Rachel Armstrong

 Synthetic Biologist & Senior TED Fellow. Does not need a microphone in small spaces. Video below is … Continue reading “Opening #UTS Think Tank 4/6 – Rachel Armstrong”