Tue, 27 Jan 15
25 days remaining
Anthropologist Noel Salazar says that we should walk more: it might stimulate the imagination and creativity that is so desperately needed to solve the world’s problems. And it is much more fun than sitting around a table to ‘brainstorm’ about the next great idea.
Tue, 13 Jan 15
11 days remaining
Computer Scientist Claudia Roda suggests we wear an “ideas catcher ring”. This ring would record all those potentially brilliant ideas which come to us at inconvenient times, and which we would otherwise forget. When activated, the ring would absorb the current idea floating around in the mind of the owner, and could then be reinstalled at the press of a button.
Tue, 6 Jan 15
4 days remaining
Let's free ourselves from money and shoes. Wang Ping puts forward her idea in the form of a poem. She wants everyone around the world to give up money for a day and adopt a system of gift exchange:"a song for food, a house for dance, a poem or story to move us from place to place". In her vision we would go physically and metaphorically barefoot, in touch with each other and the earth. Freed from the shackles of business transactions and free to play.
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