Design, Empathy and Community

I’ve been playing with this notion in my head over the last couple of weeks that while it’s clear that there are digital literacy skills needed, there seems to be little progress made on what those literacy skills look like.  I spent the day at the Chicago Children’s Museum thinking about this, watching my 6- […]

Richard Buchanan @ #COINs2010

Buchanan discusses the problem that has motivated the convergence as well as the concepts and practical methods of practice that students of communication design, industrial design, and interaction design have as resources for meeting the new opportunities. In particular, he focuses attention on “design entrepreneurship” as a central way of building the bridge to management. […]

The Org Chart is NOT The Org

I just got back from COINs 2010, and I am mentally more awake as a result of this great conference. The closing keynote on Saturday night was Richard Buchanan, and though he never used the words, he spoke a lot about the notion of General Semantics.  Buchanan specifically cited a few things that really resonated […]