I inadvertently stumbled upon MIT’s Next Lab project’s web site as I was trying to correct an incorrect link a friend sent. What an interesting project.
Their mission partly states: “. . . believing that the global dissemination of knowledge will rapidly bring well-being to those who need it most. . .The Next Lab project challenges MIT students… Continue
"The Swedish service design agency Transformator was asked by Europark to create a vision of the prefect parking. Based on in-depth consumer insights Transformator created this animation to show what parking with the users needs in focus could be… Continue
"Corey Ford's (Fellow & Lecturer Stanford d.school) tells the story of how the adventures of the Morehead Scholarship diverted him from a narrow, linear path to unexpected, extraordinary opportunities - from National Geographic, to the San Francisco Giants, to PBS FRONTLINE, to Stanford Business School, to the Stanford d.school. Just like designing an extraordinary product requires a non-linear series of flaring and focusing, so does designing an extraordinary… Continue
Sometimes I feel that technology blinds our perspective of the world. If in one hand technology provides us tools of great importance on the other hand in certain contexts technology isn't the best tool - developing countries that need to provide every kind of jobs in order to provide economical power to the community and the obvious lack of technological devices or expertise.
This makes me wonder: As a MS student of Service Engineering and Management, would I be able to design a… Continue
Dissertation writing is not an easy task and it is extremely challenging for almost all students. Dissertation writing is the most important part of your degree. It requires dedication, perseverance, ability to do in-depth research and determination. Writing a dissertation is challenging but not impossible if you are provided with professional dissertation help. You should try to facilitate… Continue
I'm in the process of writing a book for Carnegie Mellon University's ETC Press. The book will expand the work started with my recent blog posts, and in practice, the book will be written by posting drafts of sections every couple of weeks to my blog. My goal is to finish the manuscript spring 2010. I will also take advantage of my on-going design projects, workshops, and teaching next semester to give the book an… Continue
Added by Aki Järvinen on September 2, 2009 at 11:00 —