Tag Archives: social media

The Three Cornerstones of Social Business

via @EskoKilpi Three recent blogposts by Finnish management and digital media consultant Esko Kilpi explore what he calls the three ‘cornerstones’of social business: private broadcasting, pull communication and short path lengths with creative social curation. But what do these mean? … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Design!publiC | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is there a Higher Education Crisis in India?

Short answer: Yes. Long answer: It has something to do with social media. Longer answer: The authority of Lecturers, Readers and Professors is crumbling at the hands of social and mobile media. Everywhere I’ve traveled in India over the past … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Design!publiC | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What is the role of Social Media in Education?

Educationists everywhere have been talking about the transformation of education through technology. Many have predicted that the interactive internet, the web 2.0, and social media platforms are going to play a huge role in the future of education. This may … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Design!publiC | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Urban Prototyping: The Future of Smart Cities

By Gabriel Harp San Francisco is home to the Grey Area Foundation for the Arts (GAFTA), and together they held the first Urban Prototyping festival in the fall of 2012. The festival provided a forum for projects and discussions, and … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Design!publiC | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Innovation is the new Social

Innovation no longer means  the lone, maverick innovator having a lightbulb moment and plucking an idea of genius from thin air, says Steven Johnson in his book ‘Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation”. In Mr. Johnson’s telling, … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Design!publiC | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On the Informationalization of Everything

Social media have been the focus of debates, discussions and academic as well as journalistic papers for some time now, and it seems that there is always something new to be said, something new to be discovered about how this … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Design Challenges, Design!publiC, Interesting Ideas | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Planning for D!p 3 Begins

By Ayesha Vemuri Hello and greetings for the new year! First, our apologies for the long silence, but although we’ve been back from the winter break for two weeks now, planning our various new activities and directions for the new … Continue reading

Share Button
Posted in Design!publiC | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment