changemaker conversation #3

In this episode of our Changemaker Conversation Ele asked Dr. Joanne Jakovich (Sydney) and tech visionary Gunther Sonnenfeld (L.A.) to share their experiences with design thinking, big data and social innovation in a collaborative times. Joanne comes from an urban development perspective and Gunther brings in a tech and business development stance. One factor that […]

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new book

The new edition of Learn do share is now available. This edition is produced in Gothenburg, Sweden, and it is free to download, flip through and share with anyone. If you want to be part of the next edition, contact us at collaborate@learndoshare.net We start again at diy days New York City, April 27, and […]

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how to run a transmedia storysprint

In the future, storytellers and media producers will tap more collaborative ways to co-create their projects with others, be it through crowdsharing, collective entrepreneurship or navigating interdisciplinary teams. This manual guides an experimental workshop for 8-30 participants to develop a transmedia storyworld in just 60 minutes. This open design concept has been developed by Ele […]

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is the crowd a feasible design partner?

At u.lab’s opening session for their 2012 GroundBreaker series in Sydney we asked how collaboration can work best with external stakeholders. In an interactive session I had the honor to stir the crowd with David Gravina (Digital Eskimo) and Eric Folger (AMP). 50+ participants rolled up their sleeves, discussed with us, broke out into groups […]

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to design a purposeful story by many

Researching Reboot Stories’ experiments with open design and story I came to think of it as Purposeful Storytelling. Stories have long been used for the purpose to inform, sell or persuade, but we’re onto something that involves story to ignite action and THEN do all of the above. I mean using storytelling to solve problems, […]

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resources, tools and collectives

Today’s political, social, environmental, and economic landscape is confronted with challenges that are not addressed, or solved sufficiently by policy-makers using known methods. Despite increasing calls, current systems for social change seem to also lack knowledge and skills to collaborate effectively. However, new platforms and resources grow in numbers, spreading new thinking to solve old […]

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