17 10, 2015

#DareToImagine

2017-08-10T15:33:34+00:00 October 17th, 2015|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

A grassroots campaign is currently afoot to get citizens engaged in collective future visioning. It's called #DareToImagine, an initiative of USDAC, the United States Department of Arts and Culture, with which Situation Lab has been collaborating for some time (I serve as USDAC's futures advisor). So we at Sitlab recently issued a special customised edition of The Thing From The [...]

15 10, 2015

#FutureThing Print-and-Play Edition

2017-08-10T15:43:22+00:00 October 15th, 2015|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , |

Want to play The Thing From The Future but don't have your deck of game cards? Hanging out on the space station or at Amundsen-Scott and eager to imagine some future things with your fellow astronauts / scientists / adventurers, but frustrated by the slow pace or total absence of postal delivery service? Just plain broke? Look no further -- [...]

12 02, 2014

Participatory cli-fi: the Making of FutureCoast

2014-02-12T21:04:43+00:00 February 12th, 2014|Categories: blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

FutureCoast is an ambitious, just-launched collaborative cli-fi (climate fiction) storytelling game, created by the PoLAR Partnership at Columbia University and funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). A central interest of ours here at the Situation Lab has to do with the design of participatory frameworks for storytelling at scale - also a central challenge for this project. So [...]