UnBox Festival: exactly where i need to be next week. luckily, i already have my plane ticket and visa- extremely excited about this!
The UnBox Festival is a response to the emergence of a new subculture: one that straddles the spirit of innovation, is fostered by an enterprising spirit, and invites the engagement of all senses. UnBox manifests itself as a blend of different events – including a conference, workshops, exhibitions and performances – designed in sync with one another, to stimulate thought, debate and action.
nest, the thermostat that learns about you, so you don’t have to learn about it! neat idea, elegant design; very curious how well it will work and how quick you’ll have your money back by saving energy!
openIDEO explained- a platform for collaborative innovation for social good. and there’s quite an active community! jamie oliver’s challenge, for example, received 584 inspirations that generated 194 concepts!
seems to incorporate lots of pieces from design thinking– both have quite a lot of potential to create some game-changing innovations for the better.