“Technology makes a useful servant but a dangerous master”, Christian Lous Lange It seems trite to use this phrase but interesting to note it’s nearly 100 years old. In our… Read more Tech is not neutral: how can digital be used to create and circulate value? →
This month I’ve taken the first steps in my post-grad education – a 12 week coding course with Makers Academy. I’ll be the first to admit – I’d never imagined being here, even 12 months ago. My image of programmers was, I imagine, quite standard for an outsider – dweebish, nerdy, perhaps even dwerdy – 14 hours a day behind a screen and a blue tan. But I couldn’t ignore my itch to learn more. Digital underpins so many of the businesses I’m interested in and this is a wonderful… Read more Coding will (not) improve your sense of humour →
What is the circular economy? Variously considered an economic philosophy, buzzword, meme or recycling 2.0 there is no agreed definition for a ‘circular economy’. At its core it is about… Read more Water and The Circular Economy →
In a couple of months the Institute of Water is running a conference bringing together the best minds in the UK water industry.
Over 20-22 January around 100 good people gathered at CodeBase to hack on the topic of Future Health.
If you mash the sharing economy and eco-systems thinking from Biomimicry together what do you get? I’ve explored this in last month’s post and it’s now going to become reality in… Read more What does the sharing economy have to learn from nature? →
There has been a shift in how we view our relationship with the natural world. In 1941 a Swiss engineer was one of the first to pay close attention to… Read more The relationship between the sharing economy and natural systems →
Being right is great. It’s satisfying to correct someone, a fervent believer of whatever, of misunderstood interpretations or missed subtleties. In being right we help others see more clearly and,… Read more Politics as if the world mattered →