The Nature of the Future: The Socialstructed World (Marina Gorbis Keynote)

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IFTF Executive Director Marina Gorbis keynote address based on her book, The Nature of the Future: Dispatches from the Socialstructed World

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The Nature of the Future: The Socialstructed World (Marina Gorbis Keynote)

  1. 1. THE NATURE OF THEFUTUREthe socialstructed worldMarina GorbisExecutive Directormgorbis@iftf.org@mgorbis
  2. 2. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613Paul Baran, On Distributed Communications,1964
  3. 3. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 3“”When we change the way we communicate,we change society—Clay Shirky”
  4. 4. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 4two-curve frameworkinstitutional production socialstructed creation
  5. 5. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613SOCIALSTRUCTING:creating value by aggregating microcontributions by large networks using socialtools and technologies
  6. 6. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613socialstructed work6
  7. 7. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613The main reason why it isprofitable to establish a firm isto lower transaction costs–Ronald Coase,The Nature of The Firm,1937
  8. 8. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613institutions are a technologyand this technology is being disrupted
  9. 9. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613
  10. 10. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 10Source:gretcurtisonFlickr/
  11. 11. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613
  12. 12. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613amplified individuals doing things that previously only alarge organization could dosocialstructed work
  13. 13. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613socialstructed learning13
  14. 14. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613Source:travelpod.com
  15. 15. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613
  16. 16. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613
  17. 17. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613Source:travelpod.com
  18. 18. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613from institutions to learning flowssocialstructed learning
  19. 19. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613socialstructed governance19
  20. 20. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613Greek Assembly Picture
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  22. 22. © 2012 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved.open data:from institutions to citizens22
  23. 23. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 23
  24. 24. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613
  25. 25. © 2012 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved.decision support tools:new human-machine partnership25
  26. 26. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 26
  27. 27. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 27
  28. 28. © 2012 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved.engagement platforms:from rational ignorance to public deliberation28
  29. 29. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 29
  30. 30. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613
  31. 31. © 2012 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved.microparticipation:citizen engagement in provision of services31
  32. 32. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613
  33. 33. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613governance beyond governmentsocialstructedgovernance
  34. 34. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613ReConstitutional ConventionApril 26-27, 2013
  35. 35. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 35
  36. 36. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613“Transformational products are objects for the goodlife that appeal to people’s interest ingrowth, flourishing, and self-improvement …”– Matthias Laschke, Marc Hassenzahl, and SarahDiefenbach, Things with Attitude: Transformational Products
  37. 37. © 2013 Institute for the Future. All rights reserved. SR-1613 37design for the second curve

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