Future watching

The world of tomorrow is shaped by the designs and technologies emerging today. But the progression of technology cannot be separated from its intent and therefore comes with a huge potential for destruction. Therefore it’s our responsibility as humans to forecast the consequences when integrating emerging technologies into our lives.

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Elif Gurbuz
An introduction to the Architect's Cube a.k.a. the Mirror Cube

Apart from being a fucking cool object, the Architect's Cube (also known as the Mirror Cube or the Mirror Blocks) is a difficult 3x3x3 puzzle, harder than the Rubik's Cube. As a dummy, I've experienced the embarrassment of not knowing how to solve it many times, when asked by clients at trade shows. But I've done my homework and now know (at least on paper) how to solve the Architect's Cube. And I'm here to teach you.

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How to use a notebook as a creative tool

Notebooks are for shitty first drafts, rough sketches and mind maps. Use your notebook to sketch, draft, doodle and brainstorm. Don't use it to refine, edit, finalise or execute. The refinement, editing, finalising and execution are the natural outcome of a creative process, but — believe it or not — they're not the goal of it and come much further along the way.

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Elif Gurbuz
About jealousy

As individuals and objects, we thrive on one special place in our biotope. Our lifetime(s) is spent preserving that special place and when we lose it, we’re forced to adjust ourselves. We may be comfortable being one of the big guys. We might be more into being one of the smaller guys. We might like being in the middle. And everything we do in life is to keep the proportional size to our environment.

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