Think like a Scientist & CTFW - SXSW2013

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As part of SXSW Future 15 track, I will present this on Sunday, March 10, 2013 in Austin Texas

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  • Heart = target at heartX – target at the head with numbersTP= Turning pointStar – Start momentLine below – current stateLine above – future state
  • Friend John – Designer How many designers in the room- Love hanging around with John
  • http://youtu.be/_vBYjx6ID4gHis good work – founded EWB
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGiHU-agsGYPassion and Motivation are not enough
  • We got programmed to solve known problems Good at Discipline, but reprogrammed to acceptProblem StatementSimplifications to narrow the problem, specifically into a technical domainMath as the solution to a numerical problemWith one answerUncritical acceptance of authority
  • We need a design acumen too.
  • GAS – Add design discipline to the engineering acumen
  • There are some scary systemic problems that look like slow moving freight trains – not bad now, but LOOK OUT Dan Epstien at Boulder Theater in 2011
  • We are changing the world – the 8 billion of us
  • School did not teach us about this world!With 8 Billion people on the planet – we are changing the planet!
  • Embrace the complexity we are creating by becoming a better explorer
  • Let talk about the most global, complex and increasingly well publicized problem/difficulty we have
  • https://vimeo.com/61348995Universityof Colorado CC 3.0 NC, SS, AT
  • Making this a complex context, not just a simple or complicated contextOur 20th century solutions are the problem, now we have to change our social systems to preserve the natural systems we are accustom toWe have to start thinking like these scientists and that starts with a different kind of book
  • Gain some Empathy Taught out of usBut there is hope
  • This is not all of, what are we missing
  • Scientific Method starts with a Question
  • Then Observations and time to Ponder before we come to a hypothesis
  • Remember, for us engineers – our schooling almost programed out of us, but there is hope
  • https://vimeo.com/5485269
  • Luckily – we are born with empathic distress!Need for belonging and solidarity Brain MRI - Free in Public Domain - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Empathy_Children.jpgCrowd – CC - http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmahut/2834716423/sizes/l/in/photostream/
  • Broaden the problem and solution context to achieve solutions that CTFW
  • By permission via Dave Dougals
  • http://rallyforimpact.rallydev.com/Our Discipline ExplorationQuestion – what does it take to get more of theseAttend/Observe– EWB, Unreasonable, Teach Design Thinking at HubPonder – what pill we could give engineers or social entrepreneursHypothesis – They both need to learn business agility Experiments –Teaching at Hub (boulder, Sydney, Singapore, Melbourne), Sponsoring the National Civic Hackathon in JuneSharing our materials and our narrative capture results
  • As a natural course of life, work and play:Increased biodiversityIncreased water, air and soil qualityMade the civilization more socially just
  • WORLD FULL OF IDEA. ALL NEED IS BRAIN. MOST HUMANS HAVE BRAIN.IDEA BY SELF IS COLD. JUST SIT THERE. DO NOTHING.IF WANT DO SOMETHING, NEED FIRE.NEED BE ON FIRE.
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