The future is the new new thing

Kristin: With UK-based forecasting consultancy The Future Laboratory in town, local magazine CityMag weeks away from releasing a special futures supplement, and futurists featured during Entrepreneurship Week, you might find yourself wondering what’s with all this future? Everyone thinks about the future, but thinking constructively is difficult. In a recent public community forum for Adelaide […]

Facilitating Outcomes: Free Wifi Forum

If you are active in engaging with people on an issue, it’s critical their input and feedback is included in making future recommendations.  And people should be able to see how their input has been considered. Sounds simple, but it’s often overlooked. A good facilitator will incorporate these inputs during the session and explain what new […]

Stuck Up: InsideOut in Adelaide

Kristin: Who is Adelaide? Afraditi? (Photo: Jonathan Taise) David? (Photo: James Devine) These two plus sixteen other portraits will tell stories about Adelaide and the people who use the city. These large portraits will be pasted up later this week around the west end of Adelaide. It’s all part of InsideOut – this year’s TED Prize wish […]

Activating Public Space: PARK(ing) Day and more

Kristin: The Integrated Design Strategy for Inner Adelaide, 5000+ has released this video of Adelaide PARK(ing) Day. It’s a lovely showcase of the different approaches to PARK(ing) day. Bridge8 took part with the Foresight and Social Change class from the University of Adelaide. We had a really insightful morning quizzing passers-by on why they thought about […]