5 Play Is Not The Opposite Of Work The Big Idea The domain of play is engaging with new ideas, doing interesting stuff, exploring possibilities. In short, innovation and discovery (where’s the geo...?)
6 “ [the child]...takes his play very seriously, expending a large amount of emotion on it.” Sigmund Freud, Creative Writers and Daydreaming (where’s the geo...?) “ It should be noted that children at play are not playing about; their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity.” Michel de Montaigne Johan Huzinger, Homo Ludens (man the player) 1938 Not A New Idea
10 How to play with space...? Literature... Television...
15 Image Credits http://www.flickr.com/photos/bfionline/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/11527081@N05/ http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Jastrow http://www.slideshare.net/PlaneMad/my-experiments-with-openstreetmap-in-chennai-india-sotm09 http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/2009/swine-flu-latest-visualized/ Thank You Serious (geo) play, or 'why we need to be open to innovate' Andrew Larcombe [email_address] twitter: @andrewl http://andrewl.net http://www.netdojo.co.uk