1. Paradigm Shift - Reinier de Graaf - PICNIC '10

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    In less than ten years the world’s largest cities will be exclusively located outside of the West. The metropolis, zenith of Western civilization, will be a property of the third world. What will…

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    • Rethinking Design Thinking - Paul Pangaro - PICNIC '10

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      In a world of increasing complexity, our problems just seem to get worse and worse. While the activity we call "design" began at the dawn of civilization, “design thinking” has recently been proposed…

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      • Ideas, motivation and experience: a PICNIC'10 teaser

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        Our friends (and now Service Partners) from Big Shots had a virtual canvas of 26 seconds to create a teaser for PICNIC'10 and this is what they came up with. We love it and hope you like it too.…

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        • What did you bring to PICNIC?

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          At PICNIC 2010 we had more that 6,000 visitors and 100 speakers... but all had to bring something to help us redesign the World. Find out what some of the attendees and speakers brought to PICNIC! www.picnicnetwork.org

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          • Programming Life: Living Software - Stephen Emmott - PICNIC '10

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            ‘Synthetic Biology’ has received much attention recently with the announcement by Craig Venter of the first ‘synthetic organism’. It is a field in its infancy, and a field where the challenges, concerns,…

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            • Vanishing in the Digital Age - Evan Ratliff - PICNIC '10

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              In 2009, Wired magazine writer Evan Ratliff decided to disappear. For one month, he left behind his identity, home, and friends, setting out to develop an entirely new life somewhere in America. Wired…

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              • Redesign Memories - Aza Raskin - PICNIC '10

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                Your past actions are the best predictor of your future decisions. Your past actions – or the memory of your past actions – have always been immutable. But what if they weren't? What if marketers…

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                • The Penumbra of Authorship: Fetish Objects and Digital Notoriety - Cory Doctorow - PICNIC'10

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                  How do you design an object that trades on the unique physical aspects of a freely copyable digital work? As more and more artists experiment with free downloads and paid premium items, we've begun…

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                  • Environmental Health - Natalie Jeremijenko - PICNIC '10

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                    Natalie Jeremijenko is an artist whose background includes studies in biochemistry, physics, neuroscience and precision engineering. Jeremijenko’s projects – which explore socio-technical change –…

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                    • Social Cities - Dennis Crowley - PICNIC '10

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                      Dennis Crowley is the co-founder of foursquare, a service that mixes social, locative and gaming elements to encourage people explore the cities in which they live. Previously, Dennis founded dodgeball.com,…

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