BMW Guggenheim Lab has released a new resource, ’100 Urban Trends’, a glossary of the most talked about urban ideas collected from two years of programs, workshops and projects in NYC, Berlin and Mumbai.
The Canadian War on Science: A long, unexaggerated, devastating chronological indictment – Confessions of a Science Librarian
The New Yorker's Epic Fail On Innovation - Forbes
Your Creative Power, How to Use Imagination, 1948, by Alex Osborn
Synectics, The Development of Creative Capacity, 1961, by William Gordon
A Sourcebook for Creative Thinking 1962, edited by Sidney Parnes & Harold Harding — Three reco’s from Humantific. At the very end of the comments, part of a great post that includes a nice evisceration of Roger Martin :)
SenseMaking for ChangeMaking by Humantific
Eco4Biz - Ecosystem services and biodiversity tools to support business decision-making -
Interesting example of a toolkit for business.
The Future of Sustainability Is Design, Not Communication -
Consumers are becoming immune to persuasive messages and are patronised by suggestions that a hunk of plastic/metal/electrics will make them more beautiful/confident/virile. They are seeking authentic and useful interaction with their brands and shifting the question from ‘how can you help me impress others?’ to ‘how can you help make my life better, easier or more meaningful?’
Behaviour Change is a Journey: What Sustainability Can Learn From Public Health
Browse the Collection of Books for Service Designers -
Kinetic Cafe adds Strategic Foresight Team from Idea Couture
environmental thinking – fast and slow -
Collective Action Toolkit -
From Frog Design, similar to Ideo’s HDC.
The Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education - The Fish Game