Tag: #innovation

Innovation and its discontents

Adam Gabriele , December 16th, 2021

Nostalgia for the Future “I’ll never be a billionaire. Now I help other people try to get there, but I just don’t have the emotional well.” These words…


The North is innovative!

fstammle , August 10th, 2021

our university r&d department just shared an EU report, where Finland and Sweden lead their EU-internal rating for innovativeness. Nice to see that the North leads the way…

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Entrepreneurship and E-Health: How Promises of Innovation are Transforming India’s Primary Care Sector by Sandra Bärnreuther

Sandra Bärnreuther , June 15th, 2020

Promotional materials from the global campaign to achieve Universal Health Coverage by the year 2030. Copyright UHC2030 – reproduced here under ‘fair use’ for academic purposes. “Health for…


Design Anthropology: an essential tool for innovation. Interview with Alisson Avila

Verónica Reyero , November 15th, 2018

With almost 20 years of multidisciplinary work between Lisbon, São Paulo and Porto Alegre, and a huge sense of adventure towards work, Alisson Avila is a key actor…

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The Bill Belichick disruption (and what we can learn from it)

Grant , November 2nd, 2018

(This post was originally published on Medium two days ago. It is reproduced here with light editing only.) How do they do it? How do the New England…

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The Power of Multidisciplinarity: Hackathon-Valencia Case

Pablo Mondragón Valero , September 23rd, 2018

This weekend we have participated in the II Edition of Hackathon Innova&Acción Business Challenge, an event organized by the Association of ex-students of the Polytechnic University of Valencia…

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When your Business Stalls, it’s time to Evolve: Unpacking Corporate Anthropology with Dr. Andi Simon

Gamwell , January 25th, 2017

How can we make change easier? Do women lead differently from men? What is corporate anthropology? Ryan, Adam, and Aneil are back to answer these questions and more…

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Das moderne Verhältnis von Coach und Weltanschauung und seine mögliche Bedeutung für die Zukunft neuer religiöser Bewegungen

Christoph Wagenseil , October 31st, 2016

(Bild von wikihow.com: How to Become a Certified Life Coach unter Creative Commons Lizenz CC BY-NC-SA 3.0). Letztes Jahr ging es um die Frage, was denn eigentlich eine…


FreeThink #2 – Moving Beyond the Mic: On Collaborations and Working Across Disciplines

Gamwell , October 19th, 2016

Join Aneil, Adam and Ryan for the second FreeThink episode, where they talk unscripted about upcoming projects and potential interdisciplinary collaborations beyond the mic. FreeThink is a new…

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Tinderbox: Building an ingenuity machine

Grant , July 6th, 2016

Several weeks ago, Mark Bernstein announced the latest Tinderbox, the “tool for notes.” I almost always sign up for these updates. I almost always give the new edition…

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Dark Value, a new book published today

Grant , May 5th, 2016

I wrote this brief book in 2015 and promptly put it in a drawer and forgot about it. Then a couple of days ago  (May 3, 2016), Virginia Postrel posted…

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The ‘wicked grin’ test (as a new creative measure)

Grant , April 19th, 2016

How do you know when something in our culture is really good? I think it’s when it makes us grin a wicked grin. This is one of those: Dave Chappelle does…

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废俗 | Junklore

Gabriele , April 8th, 2016

“Redundant information, calculated as, say, the number of stickers in corners, on walls, on lampposts that it takes to build cognizance of this information in one subject, may…

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#Pragmatism & the Magic Book for Nuclear Power

Vincent Ialenti , March 3rd, 2016

This is a brightly colored South Korean pro-nuclear children’s book adorned with friendly animals dancing around a light bulb in front of a nuclear power plant. The title…


#Pragmatisms as Historical, Holistic, Total Social Facts

Amy Levine , February 29th, 2016

The theme of #pragmatisms comes from my fieldwork with a handful of civil movement organisations in Seoul during the mid-2000s.  It was a buzzword in South Korea and…


Help Crowdfund TAL’s Adam Gamwell’s Peruvian Quinoa and Future Food Stories Project!

Gamwell , January 31st, 2016

Check out and help crowdfund this innovative new fieldwork project from TAL’s Adam Gamwell! Bringing more anthro-mindedness and stories to the public through Beacon Reader. Check it out…

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African Youth and Social Innovation

Anne Kelsey , January 4th, 2016

The light peering through the door from the adjacent room was dim. It was hard for me to read the notes I was trying to take. But I…

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An open letter to Prime Minister Turnbull: What would research and work look like if I was in charge?

The Anxious Anthropologist , December 7th, 2015

Dear Mr Turnbull,  If I was in charge of research I would always include children on the research team. Instead of talking about fresh perspectives, I would build…

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Social Museum Seoul: Review

Haidy Geismar , April 24th, 2015

Jane Yoonjeong Rhee, Slade School of Fine Art, UCL   “The Social Museum is a democratic space of civil society that envisions a neutral zone of values. We begin…

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